Bulova 1929 Empress

2/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.505
Manufacture Year: 
1929
Movement Symbol: 
Shield
Movement Model: 
6AF
Movement Jewels: 
15
Movement Serial No.: 
118708
Case Serial No.: 
9892878
Case shape: 
Tonneau
Gender: 
Ladies
Additional Information: 

Just got The Empress back from the jewelers! I was going to replace all four saphires, but that would have been incredibly expensive. The jeweler recommended that we fill the spots with enamel and it turned out beautifully! (And about $140 cheaper :) )

Not For Sale
Empress before
1929 Bulova watch
1929 Bulova watch
blueyedpainter
Posted January 5, 2012 - 9:17pm

Not running.... To be restored-including replacing all four sapphires!

mybulova_admin
Posted January 6, 2012 - 2:42am

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Movement serial number and date symbol on the movement?

blueyedpainter
Posted January 7, 2012 - 6:10pm

I can't find a movement serial number, and the date symbol looks like a shield but the directory on this site said 1926, not 1929 as the shield would indicate. 

mybulova_admin
Posted January 7, 2012 - 6:14pm

Club 5000Panel Member

This model was used over a few years. Can you post a picture of the movement please?

blueyedpainter
Posted January 7, 2012 - 6:24pm

Sorry the picture is not great, I only have a camera on my phone.  I can't get a close up of what I think is the date symbol.

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted January 14, 2012 - 4:58am

1929 would be correct IMO.