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Bulova 1939 Ambassador

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Manufacture Year: 

1939

Movement Symbol: 

Shield

Movement Model: 

10AE

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 - 8:33pm

 

Here is the ad from the Ad Forum

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Kathy L.
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Posted September 9, 2018 - 8:40pm

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 - 9:40pm

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

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Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted September 9, 2018 - 10:20pm

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.

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Reverend Rob
Panel Member
Posted September 9, 2018 - 8:48pm

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. 

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

Agreed. 1939 Bulova Ambassador. Nice one!

jabs
Panel Member
Posted September 10, 2018 - 6:05am

1939 Bulova Ambassador

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted September 10, 2018 - 11:29am

I would agree with Ambassador.