Bulova 1958 President

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I am the previous owner of this watch.  I believe it is a President.

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1958 Bulova President watch
1958 Bulova watch
1958 Bulova watch
1958 Bulova watch
1958 Bulova watch
Geoff Baker
Posted May 22, 2018 - 6:05am

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A Bulova classic. This advert shows it in yellow as President C (third from bottom). I'm not sure if the "C" variant would extend to the white version.

1958 Bulova President.

Posted May 22, 2018 - 7:24am

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Agree 1959 Bulova President "C" in white gold

Posted May 22, 2018 - 7:59am

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I think this is yellow gold, which is the 'C' variant. The white gold 'D' variant had a black dial.

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Posted May 23, 2018 - 11:46am

The case material on this particular watch is white gold filled.

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Kathy L.
Posted May 23, 2018 - 12:37pm

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1958 Bulova President

neetstuf-4-u's picture
Posted May 23, 2018 - 2:55pm

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I'll go 1958 President, no variant.

Posted May 23, 2018 - 5:38pm

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So, a few things do not match on this watch being white gold. The silver hands are incorrect on a gilt marker dial (or are the markers also white?). The white case used a black dial. Perhaps a combination of different models has been used here.

Geoff Baker
Posted May 24, 2018 - 8:04am

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....and my concern was also that the white gold version was advertised with a black dial. I passed that over when I suggested it as  a President. I still think it's a President case but now you have me second guessing myself.

I think I'm staying with my original ID but noting a possible dial swap.

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Posted May 24, 2018 - 10:26am

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I'm thinking President no variant noting possible dial swap from another President. Case is white indicating a "D" but face appears to be from a "C" (yellow gold).

It's all President, but appears to be a marriage of 2 variants. Other option I see at this time would be non-conforming.

Posted May 25, 2018 - 11:56pm

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I lookslikemthe components are all "President' related, but I do also think the dial may not be orginal as the 'silvered' hands seem to indicate that it orginally had a black/silvered dial and not a white/gold dial.

Generic Bulova President, noting the possibility of a dial swap.