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Bulova 1962 Military Issue "3818A"

6/10 votes
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Variant: 

3818A

Manufacture Year: 

1962

Movement Model: 

10BNCH

Movement Jewels: 

15

Movement Serial No.: 

N/A

Case Serial No.: 

A19434

Case shape: 

Round

Case Manufacturer: 

Star

Crystal Details: 

N/A

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Mark, This one is for your opinions,  I'll call it as a 3818A Military.

Caseback marked,

Wrist Watch, Mil-W-3818A, SER. NO.A19434, STOCK NO. 6645-808-1407, BULOVA STOCK NO. 10 BNCH, CONT. NO. DA36-038ORD, 21501(M), US.

Movement dated 1962, Viet Nam era issue? Navigator's Watch ? She's pretty slick with a NOS military issue olive drab canvas band, all original watch head, dial, hands and crystal. Enjoy all.

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JP
Posted August 21, 2013 - 8:34pm

Looks like a Mil 3818A to me.

Geoff Baker
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Posted August 22, 2013 - 6:38am

Not being fluent in Mil Spec watches, I'll vote with my eyes. If the case back says 3818A I'll say it too.

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Posted August 22, 2013 - 8:27am

Sure is and a nice one! The last Bulova manufactured Military issue wristwatch.

'3818A'

bourg01
Panel Member
Posted August 22, 2013 - 11:49am

Thx Mark, it sure is the cleanest I've ever come across but since it's almost identicle in design as the A17A, I thought it may be the Navigtor's watch. The only difference I see is the A17A is stamped Watch Navig and the dial fonts a re a titch smaller. I was wondering if you might know.

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Reverend Rob
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Posted August 22, 2013 - 10:11am

Excellent example!

I agree with 3818A.

bourg01
Panel Member
Posted August 22, 2013 - 5:25pm

That's 5 votes for 3818A, post it.

zappatore88
Posted January 18, 2018 - 12:39am

Anyone know what crystal is the correct one for this? Also what 

rubber gasket goes beneath the crystal.

thanks .