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Bulova 1959 Bulova 23 "XW"

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Variant: 

XW

Manufacture Year: 

1959

Movement Model: 

10BPAC

Movement Jewels: 

23

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

D413655

Case shape: 

Round

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

GS Watch Crystal ST Step-Tite 26.7 mm

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

I originally purchased this 1959 Bulova 23 XW at a thrift store for $9.99. It was fairly dirty and not working.  I am restoring it, however, I will get the movement restored by a professional. Here are all good insignias on the back.

Bulova

10KT Rolled Gold Plate

L9

D413655

Anti-magnetic

Self Winding

Shock Resistant

that is a link to the restoration process.

https://photo.underscorenews.net/index.php?/category/6

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1959 Bulova watch
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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted August 11, 2019 - 5:46pm

Hi neurotone, welcome to mybulova.

Your watch does indeed appear to be a  1959 Bulova 23 "XW"

like this one

https://www.mybulova.com/watches/1959-bulova-23-8581

A picture of the back and movement would be helpful in confirming ID.

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neurotone
Posted August 11, 2019 - 6:05pm

I put a link to all the pictures of the watch  of the restoration process https://photo.underscorenews.net/index.php?/category/6

Sorry this is my first post

 My next post will be an another Bulova automatic 1964

Bruce

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted August 11, 2019 - 6:49pm

Thank you, I missed the link to photos. ID confirmed, nice watch. Keep them coming and thanks for sharing!

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neurotone
Posted August 17, 2019 - 1:22am

Thank you for the warm welcome!

Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted August 11, 2019 - 6:56pm

Welcome to myBulova!  What a nice find.

1959 Bulova 23 "XW"

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neurotone
Posted August 16, 2019 - 4:17pm

Thank you for the welcoming! It was a good find. If you live in a big city Thrift stores you can find some treasures. I just found a Seeland Ladies watch for under six dollars.  I think it is a 1940s. It’s gold plated. I’ll post it soon.

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted August 11, 2019 - 9:59pm

Nice looking watch Bruce, thanks for sharing it. In future it's best to add the photos directly to the record and subsequent comment fields, eventually the links die and the content it lost.

1959 Bulova 23 XW

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neurotone
Posted August 15, 2019 - 12:19am

Will do thanks! 

jabs
Panel Member
Posted August 12, 2019 - 10:06am

1959 Bulova 23 "XW"

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Andersok
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Posted August 12, 2019 - 7:19am

Bulova 23 'XW'