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Bulova 1951 Academy Award "H"

8/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
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Variant: 

H

Manufacture Year: 

1951

Movement Symbol: 

Triangle

Movement Model: 

6AK

Movement Jewels: 

21

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

0156175

Case shape: 

Stepped

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Gender: 

Ladies

Additional Information

Marking on rear of case: Bulova, 10K Gold Filled, L1, 0156175

Marking on movement: Bulova Watch Co., 6AK, 21 Jewels, U.S.A.

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jabs
Panel Member
Posted September 10, 2014 - 2:16pm

Look as Academy Award "H"

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted September 10, 2014 - 7:54pm

So, do we have a 1945 movement in a 1951 Academy Award case with the incorrect dial (tracks do not appear to line up with the bezel)?

There appear to be at least two similar AA cases; the above ad for 'H' and this one (1951 'B')

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted September 11, 2014 - 5:53am

I noticed it too Ken, Definitely a replacement on the dial - closer inspection shows wear on the dial from the original case it was in. I think I see the triangle on the mvnt as well.

My belief is that we're ID'ing cases. In out comments we have noted a couple discrepancies. I'm still inclined to tag it as an Academy Award.

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted September 13, 2014 - 6:32am

Panel Members, your thoughts?

jabs
Panel Member
Posted September 13, 2014 - 7:25am

due to the fact that the variant is not clear inclined would sign as AA without variant options

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bobbee
Posted September 13, 2014 - 8:06am

AA.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted September 14, 2014 - 12:03pm

 

Agreed, generic Bulova Academy Award for now until we get a clearer advert. The 'H' variant looks to have a chord band.

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted September 14, 2014 - 3:03pm

1951 AA, no variant

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William Smith
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted September 15, 2014 - 1:04pm

1951 AA no variant