Bulova 1946 American Clipper

Submitted by OldTicker on March 6, 2011 - 2:47pm
Manufacture Year
1946
Movement Model
10BC
Movement Date Code
46
Movement Jewels
15
Movement Serial No.
-
Case Serial No.
Unknown
Case shape
Round
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Crystal Details
22.3mm
Gender
Mens
Additional Information

1946 Bulova 24 hour Dial, 15J 10BC movement, Bronze & White 24 hour dial with White and Black hour markers, Gold hour and minute hands, Black sub-secons hand. 10K RGP Bezel and stainless back. Case measures 26mm diameter, 32mm lug to lug and 14mm between lugs.Old Speidel Calfskin strap with marked buckle.

I have seen these call "Pan American Pilot's " watches, and it does resemble the Pan American made by Gruen.

One recently sold on everybodys favorite auction site for $171.50

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1946 Bulova 15J 10BC Pan American version
Bulova watch
Bulova watch
plainsmen
Posted April 11, 2018 - 12:25pm

The Pittsburgh Press Thu Dec 13 1945

neetstuf-4-u
Posted April 11, 2018 - 2:22pm

Nailed it Plainsman, excellent research leading to an illusive ad. American Clipper it is.

Reverend Rob
Posted April 11, 2018 - 2:35pm

American Clipper.

Never seen one in the flesh, but it looks like a stunner.

Andersok
Posted April 12, 2018 - 7:07am

Nice ad find, everything is a match except for the sub seconds dial, tentative on this id.