Bulova 1930 Gladiator

Submitted by PJ on August 29, 2017 - 4:44pm
Manufacture Year
1930
Movement Model
10AN
Movement Date Code
Omega
Movement Jewels
17
Movement Serial No.
632290
Case Serial No.
0338868
Case shape
Tonneau
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Gender
Mens
Additional Information

This one is in great shape. Will look better with a new glass crystal and a replacement hour hand.

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1930 Bulova Gladiator watch
1930 Bulova watch
1930 Bulova watch
1930 Bulova watch
1930 Bulova watch
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Reverend Rob
Posted August 29, 2017 - 11:43pm

It looks like several watches we have ID'ed as 'Gladiator'. I really like these watches, the two-tone really makes them pop. 

jabs
Posted August 30, 2017 - 4:21am

Gladiator as new

Geoff Baker
Posted August 30, 2017 - 6:33am

Beautiful watch Patrick, definitely a Gladiator. This style of hands, cathedral type, is available in two lengths. It appears that the shorter style should be used on this model. It looks like the minute hand has had the point clipped off. 

PJ
Posted August 30, 2017 - 12:50pm

In reply to by Geoff Baker

Hi Geoff

It's a beaut for sure! The two-tone and awesome engraving of this almost flawless case is what attracted me to the model and this particular one.

Yes, looking now for elusive hands. Because of the odd high dome on the acrylic crystal I handn't noticed the clipped hand until I recieved it. I've got a more appropriate glass crystal replacment on order that won't distort the dial (but will definately show the clipped hand until replaced).