Bulova 1949 Fillmore

Submitted by Jim Townsend on June 15, 2012 - 4:43pm
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Movement is stamped  J9 Nice two tone dial and gold gilt hands and raised gold numbers. Keeping excellent time sweet find....

1949 Bulova watch
1949 Bulova watch
1949 Bulova watch
1949 Bulova watch
Posted June 15, 2012 - 5:36pm

Jim, the ad describes the Montgomery as having a stainless steel back and 15j movement.

Jim Townsend
Posted June 16, 2012 - 3:10am

The estate said it was original but i do see it has been serviced at least twice on the inside of the case back you can see the watchmaker marks in two differnt spots. God not a frankenstien lol

William Smith
Posted June 15, 2012 - 5:58pm

What hallmarks or signage is on the inside case back?

Jim Townsend
Posted June 15, 2012 - 6:59pm

Just says Bulova 10kt gold plate fith Ave New York along with the case number, 91334315. ALONG WITH TWO DIFFERNT WATCHMAKERS MARKS WHEN IT WAS SERVICED. Sorry for the caps second time i typed this its staying and no i am not yelling lol....

Posted June 20, 2012 - 2:12am

I'm sure I've seen an ad naming this a Tuxedo but I can't find it in the database or in my catalogues.....must be alzhiemers setting in.

William Smith
Posted June 20, 2012 - 2:21am

In reply to by bourg01

I've got sometimerzs myself....it only happens occasionally- when I need to remember something.  But I seem to remember Tuxedo too.  I browsed the ads and didn't see the ad either....

Posted October 4, 2012 - 8:37pm

Good catch Mark. Tuxedo.

Posted October 5, 2012 - 12:16am

Very nice watch, Jim. Great find.