Bulova 1929 Brewster

Submitted by Daca102090 on September 19, 2011 - 5:14pm
Manufacture Year
1929
Movement Model
10AN
Movement Date Code
Shield
Movement Serial No.
-
Case Serial No.
9213167
Case shape
Square
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Crystal Details
Slightly convex 19.89mm x 21.79mm
Gender
Mens
Additional Information

I thought this looks like a Brewster model but I could not find any descriptions mentioning the two tone case. Inside the case says Pat. Jan 11 1927 Bulova New York 14K Rolled Gold Plate. There is one small wear through on the  back case corner.  This was very hard to get a photo showing the yellow gold running vertically on either side of the crystal the full length of the lugs. The face has radium numbers and cathedral hands both look original and are in very good condition.

 

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mybulova_admin
Posted September 19, 2011 - 5:45pm

I'd say the dial is not original and has been redone at some point,

Daca102090
Posted September 19, 2011 - 6:57pm

Could be, but would definitely be an older redial, possibly 1940's?

plainsmen
Posted September 19, 2011 - 7:07pm

Is it me or is the scrolling on each side different?  Maybe it's just the picture.

Daca102090
Posted September 19, 2011 - 7:15pm

Now you are going to make look again when I get home tonight.  In the picture it does look like the scrolling goes up one side and down the other, but it will be late before I can look closer.

vintagebulova.com
Posted September 19, 2011 - 7:36pm

Here's one just like it with a slightly different face that passed through my hands about 10 years ago.

Jay

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Wayne Hanley
Posted September 20, 2011 - 7:32pm

I have been hunting an name for this model for three years now. No luck yet! Fifth came up with a 1930 news paper ad, but it didn't have a name.

Here is an unknown tonneau that also incorporates the wave engraving pattern

 

 

 

FifthAvenueRes…
Posted September 20, 2011 - 3:44pm

ad is Dated 1930

The Watch appears in the right column directly below the MISS AMERICA'.

Several in the database - 1929-'30 'UNKNOWN'

Daca102090
Posted September 20, 2011 - 5:03pm

yeah, I saw that ad in the data base but also noticed no name.  I noticed that about half there did not list any name for the model being described.  There were ads (1929) that did not have very good resolution that I think showed a model named Brewster but I couldn't read the informatioon well enough.

FifthAvenueRes…
Posted September 20, 2011 - 5:36pm

It's not the 'BREWSTER', there's a discussion in the archives I will see if I can locate it.