Case measueres 22mm lug to lug x 24mm non inclusive of the Crown using Calipers. Ornate Silver Dial shows Black printed numerals, Bulova signature and track. Hinged Caseback is stamped as shown. Cabochon Sapphire Crown. Sets, winds and runs.
vintage display ad Dated 1923 - as found.
In reply to Nice piece Mark, bet it's by bobbee
In reply to Bobbee, 1 would be correct. by mybulova_admin
156 all the way. This is a prime example of how accurate the artists renderings were.
Just a word on Gold Filled-In the US, Gold filled for 10k is 1/10 by weight, 12k or higher is 1/20 by weight. It has been governed by the Federal Trade Comission since 1914. Despite what many sellers on eBay may think, melting down or refining gold filled jewellery yields very little gold, especially as many of the scrap pieces are very old and brassed through. 18k GF wears the fastest due to the alloy being slightly softer, and is less common.
The movt here is our ubiquitous FHF Robert, similar to the AS 340, and both under the ETA umbrella at the time. These movts were extremely common and used by many now-extinct watch companies. I would agree with 156 and 1921. Original crown, nice find.