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Bulova 1951 Wilkshire

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Manufacture Year: 

1951

Movement Model: 

8BA

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

4749474

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

20.8mm x 18.1mm

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Picked this up this afternoon checkout the wild lugs on this I searched the data base ads and came up empty. Thoughts?

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Jim Townsend 1951 Bulova Unknown 08 27 2014
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Jim Townsend
Posted August 23, 2014 - 2:23pm

From what i have been able to find i think maybe this is a 1951 Squadron ?

JP
Posted August 23, 2014 - 2:39pm

I just saw this advert within the last few days. Check the latest ads and I think you will find it.

Very nice and super interesting watch Jim.

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bobbee
Posted August 23, 2014 - 4:05pm

I have seen several examples of this one, it is an unknown model.

jabs
Panel Member
Posted August 23, 2014 - 4:10pm

time to time these watches I see on eBay

watch I liked but I never did not identify

for me Unknown too

bourg01
Panel Member
Posted August 23, 2014 - 5:08pm

I've had a few of these, not often see though. Nice catch! but unknown ID.

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted August 24, 2014 - 5:45am

Ah yes, the mustache watch......very unique, seen it dozens of times.

Unknown

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William Smith
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Posted August 24, 2014 - 2:29pm

Nice, but unknown for now....

Jim Townsend
Posted August 24, 2014 - 3:32pm

Thanks guys seems i have a knack in finding these unknowns. Got this and a 17 jewel 20's era hinged 14kt case Cyma from the same guy at a local flea market. BOTH RUNNING :)

plainsmen
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted August 26, 2014 - 2:39pm

Unk... I've seen a magnant that is a faux watch just like this.  I'm sure it's an advertisment, but it didn't have a name on it if I recall.

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Andersok
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Posted August 26, 2014 - 4:08pm

Good find, very unusual but neat watch. Like others, I've seen it before, but cannot identify the model...Unknown for now