Bulova 1930 Gladiator

3/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1930
Movement Symbol: 
Omega
Movement Model: 
10AN
Movement Jewels: 
17
Movement Serial No.: 
632290
Case Serial No.: 
0338868
Case shape: 
Tonneau
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Additional Information: 

This one is in great shape. Will look better with a new glass crystal and a replacement hour hand.

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1930 Bulova Gladiator watch
1930 Bulova watch
1930 Bulova watch
1930 Bulova watch
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Reverend Rob
Posted August 29, 2017 - 10:43pm

Panel Member

It looks like several watches we have ID'ed as 'Gladiator'. I really like these watches, the two-tone really makes them pop. 

jabs
Posted August 30, 2017 - 3:21am

Panel Member

Gladiator as new

Geoff Baker
Posted August 30, 2017 - 5:33am

Club 5000Panel Member

Beautiful watch Patrick, definitely a Gladiator. This style of hands, cathedral type, is available in two lengths. It appears that the shorter style should be used on this model. It looks like the minute hand has had the point clipped off. 

PJ
Posted August 30, 2017 - 11:50am

Hi Geoff

It's a beaut for sure! The two-tone and awesome engraving of this almost flawless case is what attracted me to the model and this particular one.

Yes, looking now for elusive hands. Because of the odd high dome on the acrylic crystal I handn't noticed the clipped hand until I recieved it. I've got a more appropriate glass crystal replacment on order that won't distort the dial (but will definately show the clipped hand until replaced).