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1927 Trojan vs 1928/29 Conqueror

Can someone help me understand the difference between the 1927 Trojan and the 1928/29 and possibly 1930 Conqueror models?  Unless I missed something they appear identical to me?

Thanks!!
-Larry

LL3554@Gmail.com

Daca102090
Posted January 7, 2018 - 8:16pm

This is the typical Bulova marketing.

Every few years they would rename a watch model, with usually no outward changes in appearance, then market it as a "NEW" model to generate fresh interest in the watch for sales.

 

Some have had 3 or 4 different names before it was discontinued.

llattuca
Posted January 7, 2018 - 8:39pm

I didn't realize determining the year was so important to determining the model...!!! Thank you very much!
-Larry

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted January 7, 2018 - 9:43pm

It's one of the many pain points we have here when determining the model name of a watch. To complicate things, with many later models, even the band/strap made the model name change.