470

1923 - Pocket watch

Bulova 1927 470

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1927
Movement Symbol: 
Square
Movement Model: 
17P
Movement Jewels: 
17
Movement Serial No.: 
6370
Case Serial No.: 
3839907
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Again I believe this to be a 470 just in a natural gold color.

The case is marked:

Cashier

(Flying Wheel)

A.W.C. Co

Gold Filled

Case Made in Canada

Extra

Of all the watches in what I believe to be the Model 470, I've seen about a third of at least 15 watches marked with this symbol.  

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1927 Bulova Model 470 Pocket Watch
1927 Bulova Model 470 Pocket Watch
1927 Bulova Model 470 Pocket Watch
1927 Bulova Model 470 Pocket Watch
1927 Bulova Model 470 Pocket Watch
Bulova Watch advert

Bulova 1926 470

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1926
Movement Symbol: 
Circle
Movement Model: 
17CT
Movement Jewels: 
17
Movement Serial No.: 
3491
Case Serial No.: 
223008
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Other
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Well boys... I snagged this fantastic men's Bulova Pocket watch for $31 dollars the other day.  It's unbelieveable how great this things look at 94 years old probably.

The movement is double stamped "triangle' and "circle".  So.. I believe the case is probably from 1924, and the movement was from 1925, but sold in 1926.  Not uncommon for this early of Bulova.

The case is marked:

B.W.C. CO.

"Monarch"

The really cool thing is the case serial is 223008, and if you look at the rim of the case the movement is in, you'll see stamped 23008.  I haven't noticed that before.

But the conundrum is these aren't marked as far as gold content.

So... if we don't know the gold content, it's going to be hard to determine the model number.  We have two watch advertisements from 1924 that match this watch.

This watch in 14k white gold is Model "472".

This watch in gold filled white is Model "470".

Also... there are stamps all over this thing, one of them is this near the date stamps:

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1926 Bulova Pocket Watch Left
1926 Bulova Pocket Watch Right
1926 Bulova Pocket Watch Movement
1926 Bulova Pocket Watch Inside Case
1926 Bulova Pocket Watch Back