Bulova 1950 Berkshire

Submitted by mybulova_admin on February 20, 2021 - 9:20pm
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A bucket list watch that mysteriously turned up in the post one day after travelling halfway around the world, from the good old US of A to downunder Australia.

This watch is a daily wearer. People just have to see this watch so they can appreciate its uniqueness. I love wearing it.

Thanks Jerin!!!!

Side note: This model was the first model every identified with the help of the old Bulova casing department. Many many years ago they were helpful enough to dig through their archives, before they had one, to help put a name to this curious case design.

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Posted February 20, 2021 - 9:48pm

I think it is a bucket list item for every Bulova collector and for other watch collectors.  1950 Bulova Berkshire.   I have a rectangle version of this in 14KT Gold from Lecoultre.  It is a D&A case.  I wonder if they made the Bulova ones too.  Too bad Bulova didn't do a rectangular one. 

Kathy L.
Posted February 21, 2021 - 2:49pm

It is a great looking watch for sure!

1950 Bulova Berkshire

Geoff Baker
Posted February 21, 2021 - 9:51pm

No question on this one. 1950 Bulova Berkshire

Posted February 22, 2021 - 7:23am

Love this one! The sterling bezel ring looks pretty crisp! Now is the hunt on for an Air King?  =o)

1950 Berkshire.

Posted February 25, 2021 - 9:21pm

as a newbie here, I am really impressed with the watch and the quality of the images, especially since the size of it to upload is a challenge.

Posted February 26, 2021 - 12:46am

In reply to by LisaD

Thanks Lisa, The image  was taken with a mid-range Samsung (A51) phone, resized to 576 × 806 pixels and ended up being 122KB. 

The site has a 150KB limit so as you can see it's easily achievable to get a good image under that.

The trick it to reduce the actual size if the image rather than trying to compress a large image.

I use https://pixlr.com/e/ to resize and touch up my images. It's very similar to Photoshop and 100% free to use in your browser.

Posted February 26, 2021 - 10:54am

In reply to by mybulova_admin

Thanks Admin, I was hoping you would share your expertise and what you use with this result. I have tried many image application software in the last 15 years, my favorite was one that is not compatible with Chromebook, that I acquired last year.

All I use now is a simple limited application, so  I will try pixlr. Regards, Lisa

Posted February 25, 2021 - 11:51pm

Glad you like it bro!  I remember you had mentioned it being a bucket list watch in passing during our zoom.  So cool....