Identify your vintage Bulova watch

Having your vintage Bulova watch identified by a panel of experts is easy. Just follow these steps.

Step 1 - Create a myBulova.com member account

Step 2 - Gather information about your watch

  • Write down all the details inscribed on the back of your watch.
  • Take a few close up and clear photos of your watch, including the:
    • front of the watch
    • back of the watch
    • inside movement (if you can open the watch)
    • inside back case (if you can open the watch)
    • additional photos
  • If you can open your watch case, note the following details:
    • the movement model (eg 11AF)
    • the movement jewel count (eg 17 Jewels)
    • the movement date code/symbol (eg L1, M6, N9)
    • any details inscribed on the inside back case

Step 3 - Prepare your photos.

  • Resize your photos using https://imresizer.com/ or a similar application.
  • Drag and drop your photo into the space provided.
  • Set DPI to 72
  • Set Resize unit to px
  • Set photo resolution width to 800 (keep aspect ratio).
  • Rename your photos to include the current date.

Step 4 - Add your watch

  • Press the 'ADD YOUR WATCH' button below. 
  • Fill out the online form, using the information you gathered in Step 1 and photos you prepared in Step 2.
  • If you do not have the information required simply leave blank or enter a dash ( - )
  • Click here to help determine the date of your watch

What happens next?

The myBulova panel members will each evaluate and post comments as to the model identification of your watch and then make a recommendation to the site administrator who will then correctly identify and list your watch for public viewing.

During this process, panel members may ask you questions relating to your watch to help them correctly identify the model name and year of manufacture, so please review your watch entry regularly.

Watches added with little detail or poor quality photos will be removed. If you have any problems adding your watch please contact admin@mybulova.com.

IMPORTANT: Please do not ask for appraisals or evaluations on your watch.

Selling your watch on myBulova.com

If you wish to have your watch listed in the "For Sale" section of the site please complete the following:

  1. When adding your watch check the 'For Sale' checkbox.
  2. Enable 'Person contact form' under HOME > MY ACCOUNT > EDIT to allow members to contact you.
  3. Make a one-off donation payment of US$1 via PayPal to complete your listing.

All communications relating to the sale are to be kept private between both parties.

ADD YOUR WATCH