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Bulova 1955 American Clipper

4/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.7525

Manufacture Year: 

1955

Movement Model: 

10CSC

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

B504625

Case shape: 

Round

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova
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1955 Bulova American Clipper watch
1955 Bulova watch
1955 Bulova watch
jabs
Panel Member
Posted February 26, 2018 - 5:32am

I would say a nice example 1955 American Clipper

 

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted February 27, 2018 - 7:42am

I'm very tentative on this being a 1955 American Clipper. It seems to me that the advert is too far off to the date of this watch, being from 1958-9. We have a similar watch in the dB identified as Unknown.

I rather think this is also an Unknown model

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted February 27, 2018 - 12:21pm

Nice example of the American Clipper.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted March 2, 2018 - 8:30pm

PJ, can you confirm that the outside back case has a date stamp of L5. I think it's just below the BULOVA QUALITY stamp.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted March 2, 2018 - 8:40pm

There is also an advert from December 1956 advertising a watch very similar as the 'American Clipper". Difference is the dial X shading on the subject watch. I'd be tentative Bulova American Clipper.

1956 Bulova watch advert - American Clipper