Bulova 1964 Date King

Submitted by neurotone on August 16, 2019 - 8:20pm
Manufacture Year
1964
Movement Model
10CRACD
Movement Jewels
30
Movement Serial No.
-
Case Serial No.
G980616
Case shape
Round
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Gender
Mens
Additional Information

 This watch was given to me by my father which his father gave to him, before he went off into the service and 1964. Most likely bought in Decatur Illinois. I'm pretty sure it's a Date King of some sort it has luminescent dots and  Illuminescent dials.

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Geoff Baker
Posted August 16, 2019 - 9:50pm

This is Ken Anderson's 1965 Date King (in yellow). there are minor differences in the minute markers and lume dots, other than that they are quite similar. 

I'm leaning to Date King

jabs
Posted August 17, 2019 - 5:10am

1964 Bulova Date King

Andersok
Posted August 17, 2019 - 7:12am

I agree with Date King. Not sure the variant for the stainless steel case.

neetstuf-4-u
Posted August 17, 2019 - 7:29am

Date King is a reasonable conclusion. It appears the dial may have been re-done/ restored in the past. Take note the lume dots are green in color and crisp, while the hands are creamy lume and show signs of age. "30 Jewels" text in block letters instead of cursive.

It appears to be the same as this one with the exception of noted face details.

https://www.mybulova.com/watches/1964-date-king-8976

1964 Date King - no variant (yet)

Kathy L.
Posted August 17, 2019 - 9:33am

1964 Date King