Bulova 1922 150

Submitted by Daca102090 on June 30, 2011 - 10:36pm
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Watch Description

This is apparently a Ladies pocked watch that was converted to be worn as a wrist watch.  No date symbols on the movement and the only serial number is on the case.  Currently runs and stops so needs a good cleaning.

Case is 25.78mm dia.  8.16mm thick

Crystal is 19.71mm

With the 20 year warranty on the case I am assuming that it is 10k gold filled

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Wayne Hanley
Posted July 1, 2011 - 5:27pm

20 YEARS indicated gold fil or Rolled Gold Plate Warranty, as to the time guarantee before base metal would not show through the plating. Before 1924 GF or RGP cases were marked as to quality & thickness with either 5-10-15-20-25-30 year warranty . After 1924 cases are not guaranteed but are marked with the 10-14-etc as quality marks of the GF or RGP, as they are today. The American Standard Globe Symbol does not appear in my reference book.

Posted July 2, 2011 - 8:00am

It probably more 1919 or there abouts.

Posted July 2, 2011 - 3:20pm

Good to know.  This is a beautiful example but I was at a loss as to the date.

William Smith
Posted August 27, 2012 - 4:17pm

So 1919-21 seems about right for date?

Posted August 27, 2012 - 4:18pm


William Smith
Posted September 19, 2012 - 7:15am

looks like Bulova W. Co. signature

Posted September 19, 2012 - 11:05am

a 'base hit' Will ...

Posted September 19, 2012 - 5:11pm

So are we finally starting to come around to the notion that Bulova did not always put their name on the dial in their early watches.


William Smith
Posted September 20, 2012 - 11:04pm

In reply to by mybulova_admin

I've thought that for a while Admin....and these younger models are showing up in enough numbers now to suggest this is may be true...  or borrowing from Marks analogy...the bases are almost loaded.  A few more good examples could lead to a grand slam home run...

Reverend Rob
Posted January 25, 2013 - 4:42pm

FWIW, There are a lot of companies that didn't put their names on their dials, I have boxes of the same style watch, all from the same era, teens to twenties.