Bulova 1974 Jet Star "12620"

3/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Variant: 
12620
Manufacture Year: 
1974
Movement Model: 
11bsacb
Movement Jewels: 
17
Movement Serial No.: 
none found
Case Serial No.: 
k73798
Case shape: 
Other
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Runs, keeps very good time, well used, multiple scratches on case, back and crystal, day and date function work but are fussy to set with stem.

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Geoff Baker
Posted January 15, 2013 - 6:33am

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Unknown says I. Look at the 'smallness' of that movement. (That a word?)

JustGary
Posted January 15, 2013 - 1:36pm

I saw a very similar looking watch in a 1973 ad here,model 12620

http://www.mybulova.com/vintage-bulova-watch-ads?title=197

Gary

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William Smith
Posted January 15, 2013 - 5:22pm

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Here's the snippet from the 1973 ad linked above for the model 12620. The text discription for this watch ad only says "#12620-17 jewels. $70".  Click for full ad.

Quite similar, but subject watch model name is Unknown to me for now.
 

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William Smith
Posted January 15, 2013 - 8:04pm

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....actually, the ad above looks like subject watch other than second hand....

JustGary
Posted January 16, 2013 - 1:19am

I noticed the second hand is different from the ad, but the watch looks very similar to the ad when in hand otherwise.

Gary

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted January 16, 2013 - 6:10am

'CLIPPER'

Geoff Baker
Posted January 16, 2013 - 6:49am

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The watch in the ad is the subject watch and should be added as '12620'

mybulova_admin
Posted January 19, 2013 - 8:00pm

Club 5000Panel Member

I'm with Geoff on this one, other than the second hand..the watch is almost an exact match.

12620.

Fifth....any evidence to show your Clipper call. It may help me and others see something that you have seen in a better light.

mybulova_admin
Posted January 19, 2013 - 8:06pm

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I just found an advert showing the exact watch with the same second hand as the Jet Star '12620', so I am publishing as such.

Bulova Jet Star