Bulova 1958 His Excellency

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First off, sorry about the pics. The picture size limits here are strict and my photo resizer for my Note is not very good. I have what I think is part of the "His Excellency " collection.  Am I right? Got this for $20 at a thrift shop. May need a new crystal and will need a service. Fully wound, this thing ran for a total 43 hrs and 40 mins and 3 minutes slow. Not bad!!

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1958 Bulova His Excellency watch
1958 Bulova watch
1958 Bulova watch
Posted December 9, 2015 - 5:29am

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you watch looks like HE "EW" at least as regards the case, dial is opposed to expectations in black color

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Geoff Baker
Posted December 9, 2015 - 8:50am

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I agree, it's an His Excellency. I don't think I'll go with the "EW" variant as to the dial difference though.

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Reverend Rob
Posted December 9, 2015 - 12:10pm

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Killer deal for $20! I would say HE also, no variant at this point.

Posted December 9, 2015 - 12:33pm

Awesome! Thanks guys!!

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Posted December 9, 2015 - 1:23pm

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Agree with His Excellency, unable to narrow down a variant for this style.

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William Smith
Posted December 9, 2015 - 1:31pm

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His Excellency works for me.  No indication what the "charcoal dial" variant would be, and to guess at a variant designation based on possible patterns in other contemporary watches with two or three letter variants would still be a guess.  So generic "HE" for now.

Posted December 9, 2015 - 2:08pm

Here's a better pic of the dial and movement.


Posted December 9, 2015 - 5:38pm