Bulova 1969 International

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Bulova Stainless Steel 23 Jewel Automatic Day Date watch, with white dial and red crosshairs  Bulova and tuning fork logos signed on dial along with Automatic and 23 Jewels. Bulova signed crown. M9 (1969) Stamped on watch back and on movement rotor. Movement CAL 11 ANACB. Swiss Movement and case

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1969 Bulova International watch
1969 Bulova watch
1969 Bulova watch
1969 Bulova watch
Posted September 2, 2018 - 7:02am

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Gold version shown here, but no name.

1970s Bulova Brochure

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Posted September 3, 2018 - 4:19pm

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Good ad find Stephen. This is likely a European produced model for the non-US market. No export stamp on movement visible and case appears to have a French or Swiss maker's mark on the inside case back.

I suspect this may fall under the catagory of "International"

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Reverend Rob
Posted September 4, 2018 - 10:22am

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I agree with Bob, this is likely an International model. 

It is important to note the inclusion of the casemaker's mark on models such as this. In a period that saw MANY major watch brands sourcing their cases from Hong Kong, this is all-Swiss, and in house to boot. 

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Posted September 4, 2018 - 12:30pm

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I agree with this one being an 'International' model. Nice example.

Geoff Baker
Posted September 5, 2018 - 8:51am

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Classic styling, great looking Bulova

1969 Bulova International

Paul Clegg
Posted September 11, 2018 - 11:59am

Thank you folks for the identification. I could not find any either. And thank you also for the warm comments about the watch.