Bulova 1962 Military Issue "3818A"

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.802
Variant: 
3818A
Manufacture Year: 
1962
Movement Model: 
10BNCH
Movement Jewels: 
15
Movement Serial No.: 
N/A
Case Serial No.: 
A19434
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Star
Crystal Details: 
N/A
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Mark, This one is for your opinions,  I'll call it as a 3818A Military.

Caseback marked,

Wrist Watch, Mil-W-3818A, SER. NO.A19434, STOCK NO. 6645-808-1407, BULOVA STOCK NO. 10 BNCH, CONT. NO. DA36-038ORD, 21501(M), US.

Movement dated 1962, Viet Nam era issue? Navigator's Watch ? She's pretty slick with a NOS military issue olive drab canvas band, all original watch head, dial, hands and crystal. Enjoy all.

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JP
Posted August 21, 2013 - 7:34pm

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Looks like a Mil 3818A to me.

Geoff Baker
Posted August 22, 2013 - 5:38am

Club 5000Panel Member

Not being fluent in Mil Spec watches, I'll vote with my eyes. If the case back says 3818A I'll say it too.

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted August 22, 2013 - 7:27am

Sure is and a nice one! The last Bulova manufactured Military issue wristwatch.

'3818A'

bourg01
Posted August 22, 2013 - 10:49am

Panel Member

Thx Mark, it sure is the cleanest I've ever come across but since it's almost identicle in design as the A17A, I thought it may be the Navigtor's watch. The only difference I see is the A17A is stamped Watch Navig and the dial fonts a re a titch smaller. I was wondering if you might know.

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Reverend Rob
Posted August 22, 2013 - 9:11am

Panel Member

Excellent example!

I agree with 3818A.

bourg01
Posted August 22, 2013 - 4:25pm

Panel Member

That's 5 votes for 3818A, post it.