Bulova 1968 Date King

Submitted by Andersok on October 7, 2018 - 11:19am
NO
Manufacture Year
1968
Movement Model
11ALCD
Movement Jewels
17
Movement Serial No.
-
Case Serial No.
F273156
Case shape
Round
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Gender
Mens
Additional Information

 

1968 Bulova Date King 'NO'

Case is 10K Y RGP with stainless steel back, case number 2520, dated M7; dial is a gold color with black Roman Numeral markers and black hands; movement is a Swiss-made 11ALCD, manual-wind 17-jewel, dated M8; has the original expansion band that matches the ads.

Set of ads from 1967/1968. The Date King line looks to have come to an end by the late 60s, and I do not find this particular model in other lines. This design in automatic form is also seen in the Clipper line.

 

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jabs
Posted October 7, 2018 - 11:34am

next gorgeous white king

1968 Bulova Date King "NO"

Geoff Baker
Posted October 7, 2018 - 8:51pm

We don't see too many Bulovas with Roman Dials. The font is unique, I like it a lot, kind of mid century. By the way, another fabulous restoration. Nice work Ken, a true Bulova classic.

1968 Bulova Date King NO

Kathy L.
Posted October 9, 2018 - 10:32pm

That is a beauty!

1968 Bulova Date King "NO"
 

Andersok
Posted October 10, 2018 - 7:16am

Thanks All!

Reverend Rob
Posted October 10, 2018 - 11:32am

Man, that is CRISP!

Ken, who did you get to do the dial? ID?

 

Andersok
Posted October 10, 2018 - 12:23pm

In reply to by Reverend Rob

Nothing has been done to the dial, Rob. It appears to be a well preserved original. I would think the lume has aged some, but the color of it works great with the hands and dial color.

neetstuf-4-u
Posted October 12, 2018 - 9:29am

Keep them coming Ken!

1968 Bulova Date King "NO"