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Bulova 1951 Academy Award "NN"

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Variant: 

NN

Manufacture Year: 

1951

Movement Model: 

6BC

Movement Jewels: 

21

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

1269260

Case shape: 

Tonneau

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

Tonneau

Gender: 

Ladies

Additional Information

I think this is the Academy Award "NN" variant.  It has a 10K gold plate bezel with a stainless back and L1 date stamp.  It has 6BC 21 jewel working movement with a L1 date stamp.  

Update:  Added new photos with a correct NOS band.

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Kathy L.
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Posted November 8, 2018 - 8:45pm

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neetstuf-4-u
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Posted November 6, 2018 - 11:01am

Another nice one.

1951 AA "NN" gets my vote.

jabs
Panel Member
Posted November 6, 2018 - 12:25pm

1951 Bulova Academy Award "NN" next beauty for your collection

Geoff Baker
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Posted November 7, 2018 - 6:52am

Looks like a match to me,

1951 Bulova Academy Award NN

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Andersok
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Posted November 7, 2018 - 8:16am

The 'NN' variant is yellow RGP w/ stainless back, and the design is a good match to your watch. Nice find.

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Kathy L.
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Posted November 7, 2018 - 4:16pm

Thank you all for taking a look and giving your ID : )

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Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted November 19, 2018 - 11:19pm

Just replaced the band with a correct NOS band.  I was pretty excited to find it.  Fits and looks great : ) 

 

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted November 20, 2018 - 7:05am

Nice :o)