Bulova 1956 21st Century

Submitted by jabs on August 8, 2014 - 3:37pm
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1956 Siglo 21 (Century 21) aka Ivanhoe

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Posted August 19, 2014 - 5:57pm

In reply to by William Smith

Well, so much for that thought. If we do go with Siglo 21, we should ad a disclaimer that the ad is Spanish.

Posted August 19, 2014 - 11:50pm

This is getting to be a bit "Pythonesque"....


William Smith
Posted August 21, 2014 - 3:02pm

In reply to by bobbee

Yea it is.
 I'm gonna go with what ever Geoff said earlier (my rubber stamp vote).  We are splitting hairs now, and either name will put this one to rest till more is revealed.

Posted August 22, 2014 - 5:26am

My thoughts are that we go with the official Bulova model name and not a translation.

I have the crystal + packet for the ' 21st Century' model back Australia which would confirm a fit/match. My preference would be the English version, otherwise the model list will start expanding to include translated names, and that will start to make things messy.

Posted August 22, 2014 - 6:02am

In reply to by mybulova_admin

I guess it will be the most reasonable solution. But it would be good to unify the ID, in the database we have 4 watches with ID Ivanhoe.

I agree with ID "21st Century"

William Smith
Posted February 15, 2015 - 2:15pm

So we have some of these watches ID'ed as 21st Century, and some as Ivanhoe.  Admin, did you ever get the 21st century crystal package?  If so, do the dimensions jive with the bezel opening for these watches?  
Bobbee reposted the 1954 Nov price list supplement showing "21st Century".  I'm thinking this model came out in/about Nov 1954- at least advertised as 21st Century.  I'm gonna check if we have any watches currently ID'ed as Ivanhoe pre-1954.  All the watches currently ID'ed as 21st Century are 1954 or newer.