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Another eBay find, but it wasn't such a good one at first. The watch was advertised as running. When I received it, that wasn't the case. The seller argued and said that he never claimed it ran, but it was right there in his ad. So, I set up a return on eBay and got my money back and sent the watch back. Two weeks later, my package comes back and the seller has written return to sender, and now I have a free broken watch. I hung onto it for a while and finally took it to a jeweler to be fixed. Long story short: $30 later I have an O.K. working watch, but the date wheel is broken and they couldn't find a replacement. And the watch still has trouble running every once in a while. I don't use that jeweler anymore.
But I'm sure you couldn't care less about my story with this watch, so...
Here's what I know: It's a Sea King and the case is dated 1969 (M9) and the movement is an 11ANACB which is dated 1970 (N0). The caseback is stamped "Heavy Gold Electroplate Bezel" and "Stainless Steel Back". No mention of waterproof on a Sea King? Gold tone dial marked with Roman numerals and labeled "BULOVA" and "SEA KING AUTOMATIC" with the classic Sea King whale. It has a day and date function, but as I mentioned, the date wheel is broken. I love the look of this watch, but the back of the case has a sizeable gouge in it. Crystal is nearly flawless and the front of the case looks amazing. I received it with the brown alligator grain Hadely-Roma leather band it currently sports.
Probably not a watch I will keep, but interesting nonetheless.
Any more information is greatly appreciated! Thanks!