Bulova 1942 -Unknown

Submitted by plainsmen on January 6, 2013 - 12:43pm
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One of many names can be said for this cat, but with the engraving I think we nail it down to the Galahad.  New crystal on this one.

1942 Bulova Galahad
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Posted January 6, 2013 - 2:20pm

Hrmm.... I didn't even notice the smaller ribs on the top and bottom.

Posted January 6, 2013 - 3:21pm

Nice watch, Unknown.

Posted January 6, 2013 - 4:19pm

Jewel count is not the same. Subject has 17 jewels and ad is calling for a 21 jewel watch. Very fine watch though.

Unknown at this time.

Posted January 6, 2013 - 5:07pm

Also note the small stepped sides on the subject watch.

William Smith
Posted January 6, 2013 - 5:48pm

Thanks for the link to that discussion DarHin.  Nice watch, but unknown for now....

Posted January 7, 2013 - 3:27am

Its actually very close to the Emperor minus the engraving (sorry if someone already pointed that out).

Posted January 7, 2013 - 3:33am


2 ticks.

William Smith
Posted January 7, 2013 - 3:44am

Sure looks like an unengraved Emperor.

Posted January 7, 2013 - 5:36am

Not the Emperor.

This watch is exactly the same case as an Attorney, but engraved and in yellow gold. Look at the triple-stepped side on this Attorney in the DB, and it matches the subject sides and stepped lugs. The Emperor lacks the three steps, having only two.


This 1943 ad has the Brewster, Attorney and the 21 jewel Jefferson, all have their differences from the subject, which I think is a totally new and Unknown model. Also the engraving would give it a different name, as we have the Banker and Chief in the ad with identical layouts, apart from the engraving.