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Bulova 1953 Byron

3/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Manufacture Year: 

1953

Movement Model: 

10BT

Movement Jewels: 

15

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

5688084

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

23.75mmx18.25mm

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

 

I beleive this to be a 1953 Byron, case back say's Bulova L3 and the 10BT 15 Jewel movement is stamped L3.

Case measures 36.75mmx25.70mm

Dial has been refinished by International

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William Smith
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Posted January 21, 2013 - 12:59am

Another beauty Dennis.  We have another same year ID'ed as such here
I'm good w/ 1953 Byron ID.  Wonder if we have an ad in the new 1950"s decade thread which states jewel count or other details?

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bobbee
Posted January 21, 2013 - 12:13pm

Yes, one dated 1955.

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William Smith
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Posted January 22, 2013 - 12:30am

Thanks Bobbee  I see this one from 1955 here http://www.mybulova.com/sites/default/files/uploaded_photos/user2196/BYRON%20ad_0.jpg
But no jewel count and not much more info than the ad in Plains record/example.  I'm still searching the 1950's decade forum...

The Byron ad from Bobbee (linked above) was published in 1955, but it looks like it used older information/copy, as the price of Byron increased from $39.75 to $42.50 by at least November 1954.

mybulova_admin
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Posted January 21, 2013 - 6:03am

Byron

bourg01
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Posted January 21, 2013 - 12:04pm

Agreed, Byron.