Bulova 1946 American Clipper

7/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.575713
Manufacture Year: 
1946
Movement Symbol: 
46
Movement Model: 
10BC
Movement Jewels: 
15
Case Serial No.: 
Unknown
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
22.3mm
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1946 Bulova 24 hour Dial, 15J 10BC movement, Bronze & White 24 hour dial with White and Black hour markers, Gold hour and minute hands, Black sub-secons hand. 10K RGP Bezel and stainless back. Case measures 26mm diameter, 32mm lug to lug and 14mm between lugs.Old Speidel Calfskin strap with marked buckle.

I have seen these call "Pan American Pilot's " watches, and it does resemble the Pan American made by Gruen.

One recently sold on everybodys favorite auction site for $171.50

Not For Sale
1946 Bulova 15J 10BC Pan American version
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plainsmen
Posted April 11, 2018 - 12:25pm

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The Pittsburgh Press Thu Dec 13 1945

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neetstuf-4-u
Posted April 11, 2018 - 2:22pm

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Nailed it Plainsman, excellent research leading to an illusive ad. American Clipper it is.

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Reverend Rob
Posted April 11, 2018 - 2:35pm

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American Clipper.

Never seen one in the flesh, but it looks like a stunner.

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Andersok
Posted April 12, 2018 - 7:07am

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Nice ad find, everything is a match except for the sub seconds dial, tentative on this id.