Bulova 1927 Vassar

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1927
Movement Model: 
6AP
Movement Jewels: 
15
Movement Serial No.: 
134327
Case Serial No.: 
7277333
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
American Standard
Gender: 
Ladies
Additional Information: 

I bought this watch Oct. 2013, just got it back today from servicing Jan. 23 2014. Beautiful multicolored enamel with no visable chips! Fitted with a green lizard band

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mybulova_admin
Posted January 23, 2014 - 5:10pm

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Wow, great choice of band Bob! Makes the enamel really pop.

Hands vary but Vassar it is.

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Bob Bruno
Posted January 23, 2014 - 5:14pm

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Thanks Stephen, I agree about the band, It really makes the watch for me.

bourg01
Posted January 23, 2014 - 5:36pm

Panel Member

Vasser, agreed.

I'd have requested the hands be relumed, and I think I would have stuck to a black band to contrast the green enamal. In my mind it would pop more so than with the green band which seems to take my eye away from the watch.

All in all, Gorgeous watch Bob.

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Bob Bruno
Posted January 23, 2014 - 5:52pm

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I see your point Shawn, but the green band seams to bring out the art deco in the watch for me.

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted January 23, 2014 - 5:43pm

well worth the wait Mr Bruno.

In 1928 becomes the 'MISS AMERICA' and there is a database ad which states Radium Dial, although the image does not depict a Radium Dial,  so I think the Hands are correct.

ad dated March 1928 http://www.mybulova.com/sites/default/files/vintage_ads/1928-Bulova-ad-1928-Mar-17.jpg

For curiousities sake what is the datecode of the Movement?

JP
Posted January 23, 2014 - 5:53pm

Panel Member

Splendid example of ladies watches. Vasser for sure. If you need the hands relumed PM me Bob.

John

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Bob Bruno
Posted January 23, 2014 - 5:57pm

Club 5000

Thanks John I will keep that in mind.

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Bob Bruno
Posted January 23, 2014 - 5:54pm

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Mark I couldn't make out a date code on the movement. Not even with the new lupe I got for Christmas!

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted January 23, 2014 - 6:02pm

Green strap illustrated here http://www.mybulova.com/sites/default/files/vintage_ads/1928-AD11.jpg

If We go by the Case seriel # then 'VASSAR', if the Movement is '28 then 'MISS AMERICA'

gatta love that period Art Deco eh?

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Bob Bruno
Posted January 23, 2014 - 6:05pm

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I go by case s/n for myself. Here is a picture of the mvt. Maybe some of you younger guys with better eyes can see a symbol.