Bulova 1927 Lone Eagle

7/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.434287
Manufacture Year: 
1927
Movement Symbol: 
Triangle
Movement Model: 
10AN
Movement Jewels: 
17
Movement Serial No.: 
227962
Case Serial No.: 
6635638
Case shape: 
CornerCut
Case Manufacturer: 
American Standard Bulova
Crystal Details: 
21.0 x 21.0
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Note the arrow stamp on the movement next to the serial number. The original 5000 release always have the dual triangle and arrow (not sure what the arrow means)

I'm still trying to find the original photos of this watch as bought off eBay earlier this year. I wanted to show the before/after photos. Hopefully I can find then again.

I love bringing these particular watches back to life. New crystal, crown and stem is all it needed along with the hands being re-painted with lum.

This one is a keeper.

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mybulova_admin
Posted October 10, 2011 - 12:13am

Club 5000Panel Member

Despite the regulator being almost full 'advanced' this baby keeps time to well under a minute per day.

Mind you that is after I have fully stripped, cleaned, oiled and adjusted.....the watch that is....not me.

mybulova_admin
Posted November 17, 2011 - 6:02am

Club 5000Panel Member

I finally found the original photos of the watch when I bought it.

1927 Bulova Lone Eagle - Original 50001927 Bulova Lone Eagle - Original 5000

Amazing what a bit of spit and polish can do.

Geoff Baker
Posted November 17, 2011 - 6:05am

Club 5000Panel Member

Beautiful watch Stephen - great job! Glad you're back in the 5000 Club!

gb

mybulova_admin
Posted November 17, 2011 - 6:21pm

Club 5000Panel Member

So am I...so am I.....

Bulova Lone Eagle 5000 Club

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Wayne Hanley
Posted November 28, 2011 - 3:09am

You joined your own club!

Congrates Stephen!

 

mybulova_admin
Posted November 29, 2011 - 7:53am

Club 5000Panel Member

I started my own club, kicked myself out of it and then let myself back in....the power of being the 'Admin' :-)

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Wayne Hanley
Posted November 29, 2011 - 2:07pm

lol