Bulova 1958 -Unknown

Submitted by neetstuf-4-u on September 8, 2020 - 6:49pm
Manufacture Year
1958
Movement Model
unknown
Movement Jewels
Unknown
Case Serial No.
D162864
Case shape
Round
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Gender
Mens
Additional Information

 I am at a loss on this one. Yellow gold plate front loader. Stainless back is marked "anti-magnetic" and "Waterproof". Case date is L8. Indices are a style I have never seen before; like an arrowhead (^) with a small round luminous dot in the "V". Watch sat for a very long time as it has radium burned outlines of hour and minute hands on face. Lugs resemble a Bulova 23.

When received, the crystal looked like it had been sandblasted. and it was REALLY cruddy. The spring bars were so corroded that they fell apart when I removed the band it came with (obvious mid 60's  replacement). It's now at least presentable, but needs more fussy work on exterior. Based on condition it was in, nobody has had this apart for a very long time if ever. Wound it up, and it's currently running and keeping time.

I haven't opened it yet. I would guess by the absence of a number on the dial that it is a 17 jewel.

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JimDon5822
Posted September 9, 2020 - 12:13pm

This one has me stumped. Unknown for now. 

Geoff Baker
Posted September 11, 2020 - 9:59pm

Yeah, I don't have anything on this one Bob

1958 Bulova Unknown

Andersok
Posted September 12, 2020 - 7:55am

Distinctive design, but I do not find a match...Unknown model