Bulova 1953 Kirkwood

Submitted by neetstuf-4-u on November 17, 2020 - 4:28pm
Manufacture Year
1953
Movement Model
7AA
Movement Jewels
21
Movement Serial No.
L3
Case Serial No.
8092955
Case shape
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Crystal Details
Glass, Center Peaked Horizontal facet line
Gender
Mens
Additional Information

Minty watch with matching L3 case  and movement photographed as it came out of the bubble wrap. All I could muster when I unwrapped it was a "Wow". Watch sports what appears to be the original, literally perfect crystal with facet line from 3 to 9 that visually doubles the spear shaped indices.

Watch has a lot going on style - wise, with partially hooded lugs, camel hump sides and raised sculpted lugs. Duchess scissor band is just as perfect as the watch.

First ad below is dated 1954, and doesn't provide a name. Second ad is a little later, from the 1955-1957 Line book BAWD0127 Page 22 of 40.

1953 Kirkwood, keeping perfect time.

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neetstuf-4-u
Posted November 17, 2020 - 4:36pm

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JimDon5822
Posted November 17, 2020 - 9:49pm

Looks to be a great match.  1953 Bulova Kirkwood

plainsmen
Posted November 17, 2020 - 10:50pm

Kirkwood

Kathy L.
Posted November 18, 2020 - 9:58am

A very nice looking watch.  What a wonderful find in that condition, I say wow too : ) 

1953 Bulova Kirkwood

Andersok
Posted November 18, 2020 - 4:29pm

Agree, very nice...Kirkwood