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Bought this one minus the band in a jewelry box random lot at an estate sale. Didn't think much of it as it has "Bulova Movement" on the face. I figured it was a no-name with a bulova movement. Much to my surprize, when I opened it up, I found a 1931 dated movement and "Pat.Jan.11,1927 Bulova 14K Gold Filled New York" on the inside of the caseback, along with a 1930 serial number and a multitude of jeweler marks.
White gold case has intricate engraving and inlaid black enamel in the corners of the front. Crystal and case show literally no wear; even after I opened it, I had a hard time accepting the fact it was 87 years old. All I could think was "where have you been hiding?" Band is a NOS "Lance Quality" from my archive of period bands and a near perfect fit.
Movement is dirty but appears to have a sound balance and hairspring, and is apparently missing the celluloid inner movement cover.
Face has raised gold numerals, Is this an original Bulova that was redialed? Dates on movement and case would say it's good and not a replacement movement.