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Bulova 1947 His Excellency "TT"

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Model ID rating explained.
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Variant: 

TT

Manufacture Year: 

1947

Movement Symbol: 

47

Movement Model: 

7AK

Movement Jewels: 

21

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

7681633

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

16.9x20.9mm

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Based on my digging through your site, I am guessing this is a His Excellency. Movement says 47 but from the pics I have seen on here, the dial looks to be more 48. Could this just be a carryover movement and built in early 48? Case states 14k good filled and appears to be a rose gold more so than a gold. Let me know what other questions you may have. I would also be curious on a value as these vintage Bulova watches are all over the place on price. Thanks.

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Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted May 8, 2019 - 8:23pm

Welcome to myBulova!  This is a great looking watch, congrats!  Lighting can be tricky to accurately show, it kind of looks like it is yellow gold in the photos but I am assuming it is rose gold with it being 14K gold filled and having the copper dial.  It is not uncommon for a Bulova watch to have a movement and case within a year of each other.  A 47 movement and 48 case is perfectly acceptable.  Here is an ad for the His Excellency with your model.

 

jabs
Panel Member
Posted May 8, 2019 - 2:28pm

your watch looks just like this Lisa's watch  same 14k rose gold

1948 Bulova His Excellency

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Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted May 8, 2019 - 8:33pm

Ok so here are two ads naming the rose (red) model as "TT", one form 1949 and from 1950.

1948 Bulova His Excellency "TT"

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted May 9, 2019 - 9:07am

Nice watch, I like this model. Sorry that we are not able to give valuations or appraisal, our primary goal is to help identify vintage Bulova watches. As you can see, it was worth $71.50 USD in 1948. One question, what is the indication that the case is 1948?

194(8) Bulova His Excellency TT

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Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted May 9, 2019 - 12:35pm

Oh yes I miss read what he said.  It is a 1947 case.

1947 Bulova His Excellency "TT"

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted May 9, 2019 - 9:20am

His Excellency "TT".

Date to be determined.

Dmccartney1987
Posted May 11, 2019 - 10:52am

Thanks for all the info guys. I understand on the value side of things. You guys have a plethora of information I could only hope to dig up and find. I greatly appreciate it.