Bulova 1937 American Clipper

12/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.01
Manufacture Year: 
1937
Movement Symbol: 
Arrow
Movement Model: 
10AE
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
7631904
Case shape: 
Stepped
Additional Information: 

Black dialed 21 Jewel Ben Hur... ORRRR OR or... an American Clipper with a 21 Jewel movement installed.

The movement however is a 21 Jewel and it's sporting the scrolled dial.

 

 

 

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1937 Ben Hur
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OldTicker
Posted January 28, 2012 - 11:19am

I am thinking this is a engraved version of the "Ben Hur" with a black dial...

1938 ad...

plainsmen
Posted January 28, 2012 - 12:08pm

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Oh.... that could be... it's got the 21 Jewels and makes more sense!  Schweet!

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted January 28, 2012 - 12:08pm

Clipper Dial

IMO

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William Smith
Posted January 28, 2012 - 12:13pm

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Wouldn't this be considered a ladies watch...otherwise it would have benn named a "Ben Him"?

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted January 28, 2012 - 12:49pm

check the bracelet.

NOVA
Posted January 28, 2012 - 12:13pm

And a Clipper case.  The Ben Hur does not come to quite such a point on the sides, rather it has a very smooth curve, like the Calhoun.  IMO.

bourg01
Posted January 28, 2012 - 1:06pm

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The Ben Hur ad over exaggerates the true length and curve of the case, IMO.

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted January 28, 2012 - 1:22pm

1938 'BEN HUR'

NOVA
Posted January 28, 2012 - 12:20pm

The Ben Hur looks like this--a smooth, consistent curve of the bezel from top to bottom.

plainsmen
Posted January 28, 2012 - 12:20pm

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All your opinions are wrong.  I'm the only one that's right.  Fine.... fine... back to the clipper!