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Bulova 1950 -Unknown

Model ID rating explained.
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Manufacture Year: 

1950

Movement Model: 

10BM

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

1787263

Case shape: 

Stepped

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

22.8 x 18.1

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Here is an interesting one with a stunning "tropical" dial that is toned from original silver/white to a shiny gold in the center. Stainless back with a RGP case. Both movement and case dated 1950 (L0). Running and keeping time.

This is the third example of this watch added to the Db. The first 2 were submitted by member 1955mercury in 2015. At that time, this model was noted as looking like an engraved AA, with the suggestion it might be a "Thornton" based on crystal specs.

https://www.mybulova.com/watches/1950-unknown-7213

https://www.mybulova.com/watches/1950-unknown-7542

I've gone through the ads and don't find a match. Maybe some fresh eyes and research can finally put this one to bed.

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted July 2, 2019 - 7:23am

Not finding this style with the engraved bezel, going with Unknown for now.

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted July 4, 2019 - 10:51pm

Yeah, Veni, Vidi, I struck out too

1950 Bulova Unknown

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Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted July 5, 2019 - 12:49am

Nice looking dial.  Unknown for me as well.