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Bulova 1962 Randall

7/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Manufacture Year: 

1962

Movement Model: 

-

Movement Jewels: 

Unknown

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

6107701

Case shape: 

Round

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

-

Gender: 

Mens
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1962 Bulova watch
1962 Bulova watch
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Andersok
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Posted March 20, 2019 - 5:36pm

This looks to be an early 50s model called the Randall. Example here.

Can you confirm the case datestamp, it looks to be L2 - which would make this a 1952 instead of the 1962 entered in the record manuf year field.

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ctoddr
Posted March 21, 2019 - 8:38am

Yes, the date stamp is indeed L2. Thank you. 

jabs
Panel Member
Posted March 21, 2019 - 8:52am

1952 Bulova Randall it is

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ctoddr
Posted March 21, 2019 - 9:37am

Thank you, all. This was my grandfather's wristwatch, and he's long passed. Glad to know a bit more about this object.

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Reverend Rob
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Posted March 21, 2019 - 10:06am

Very clean looking design.

The 10BRC (which is what should be under the hood) Is the 10''' version of the 9AS. This precedes Bulova's later system of naming calibres with identifying letters like the second 'A' in 11ALA to indicate automatic winding. The 'C' in this case denotes Centre sweep hand. 

1952 Randall.

Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted March 21, 2019 - 10:55am

Welcome to myBulova and congrats on the wonderful heirloom from your grandfather.  It is a very nice looking watch.

1952 Bulova Randall

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted March 22, 2019 - 12:57pm

1952 Bulova Randall