Bulova 1930 Miss America

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1930
Movement Symbol: 
Omega
Movement Model: 
6AF
Movement Jewels: 
15
Movement Serial No.: 
104013
Case Serial No.: 
0097353
Case shape: 
Tonneau
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Ladies
Additional Information: 

A nice example of a 1930 Ladies watch with what appears to be the original bracelet. The movt serial number in the photos  do look odd, but under the loupe are much clearer. The light caught it in a strange way making it look like an odd font. 

The 6AF is an FHF 332,  15 jewels with Breguet overcoil.  Although it is difficult to see, I have included a picture of the back of the bracelet, stamped with:

Maxim Patent 661869

It retains its original dust cover, but needs a stem and crown, which I'll address during the overhaul. The hairspring is in excellent condition, and overall the movt appears undamaged. 

 

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Reverend Rob
Posted September 5, 2013 - 12:23pm

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I'm thinking 'Miss America'.

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Posted September 5, 2013 - 3:13pm

JP
Posted September 5, 2013 - 1:23pm

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Rev, I have a stem and blue stone crown for it. PM me.

mybulova_admin
Posted September 5, 2013 - 11:04pm

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Great little watch and agree on the ID and have published as such.

Geoff Baker
Posted September 6, 2013 - 6:04am

Club 5000Panel Member

Cool watch Rev, that's a dandy.