Bulova 1939 Ambassador

Submitted by JimDon5822 on September 9, 2018 - 9:22pm
Manufacture Year
1939
Movement Model
10AE
Movement Date Code
Shield
Movement Jewels
21
Movement Serial No.
-
Case Serial No.
9409741
Case shape
Other
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Crystal Details
Plastic domed crystal
Gender
Mens
Additional Information

This is a recent acquistion from ebay.  It appears to be a 1939 Ambassador with the etched bezel. It has the original bracelet and is in excellent condition.    It has a 10AE movement with the sheild date code.  It is 10KT yellow gold filled with a ivory dial with raised cold hour markers.  The watch was advertised for repair and it only needed a new mainspring which I had.  It is now running quite well.  My favorite part is the engraving on the back.  Mother to Paul 1939.  

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Bulova Watch advert
JimDon5822
Posted September 9, 2018 - 9:33pm

 

Here is the ad from the Ad Forum

Kathy L.
Posted September 9, 2018 - 9:40pm

Yes it looks like an Ambassador to me too.  Very nice with the original band and great you got it running!

1939 Bulova Ambassador.

JimDon5822
Posted September 9, 2018 - 10:40pm

In reply to by Kathy L.

Does the fact the ad says Rolled Gold Plate but mine is Gold FIlled make a difference  DId Bulova use different versions?

Kathy L.
Posted September 9, 2018 - 11:20pm

In reply to by JimDon5822

Well that is interesting and the watch next to it in the ad says gold filled.  I am not sure to be honest.  Maybe one of the other members will know.

Reverend Rob
Posted September 9, 2018 - 9:48pm

Overall good condition, and I agree with Jim, I very much appreciate the personalized engravings on these old watches. It's all about the history.

1939 Bulova Ambassador for me. 

neetstuf-4-u
Posted September 9, 2018 - 10:31pm

Agreed. 1939 Bulova Ambassador. Nice one!

jabs
Posted September 10, 2018 - 7:05am

1939 Bulova Ambassador

Andersok
Posted September 10, 2018 - 12:29pm

I would agree with Ambassador.