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Bulova 1951 Director

4/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Manufacture Year: 

1951

Movement Model: 

10BT

Movement Jewels: 

15

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

3366722

Case shape: 

Square

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

Bulbous Crystal

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

So I'm almost positive this is a Director model. Please correct me if wrong! One thing I'm confused about was that I thought Bulovas around this time were made in USA and not Swiss... I can get the watch open atm but it is a 10BT swiss movement. Any ads depcting the white gold model would be great. Finally the hour hand is missing, would this be an easy replacement to find?

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1951 Bulova watch
1951 Bulova watch
jabs
Panel Member
Posted August 24, 2016 - 5:20am

Director "A" it is, like this

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JP
Posted August 24, 2016 - 12:23pm

Director A..

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted August 25, 2016 - 5:51am

It's a Director alright, it is white gold? If so it would be the "C" variant.

The replacement hand is readily available. Almost any watchmaker would have stock on one of them.

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted August 29, 2016 - 7:05am

Director; depending on white or yellow gold confirmation, then we can assign a variant.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted August 29, 2016 - 7:38am

Looks like both the white and yellow gold versions were both known as Director 'A' according to this advert.

Text reads "WHITE GOLD. name same as above....." Advert states Director 'A'.