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Bulova 1968 Surf King "A"

7/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Variant: 

A

Manufacture Year: 

1968

Movement Model: 

11AL

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

690197

Case shape: 

Round

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

28.8mm

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

1968 ? M8 on case and movement. Found an ad for 67 showing this watch but it has no name.

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brandall54
Posted June 6, 2019 - 10:12pm

My apologies, the ad is from 1968 but still has no name.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted June 8, 2019 - 10:17pm

This is one of the models that mocks us :-)

After all these years and we have still yet to find an ID......bragging rights to the member that does!!

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted June 9, 2019 - 6:50am

No help from me.....still unknown.

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted June 9, 2019 - 7:10am

Early 60s through 1967, I find ads for the Surf King EW (expansion band) and GW (Strap):

In 1968, there is an ad for the Surf King A, which is identical to the Sea King CM that shows up in 1969:

It looks like in 1968 this watch is the Surf King 'A'.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted June 10, 2019 - 12:31am

All hail King Andersok!

:-)

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted June 9, 2019 - 7:33am

Wow, Ken...well done. You win :o)

1968 Surf King

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Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted June 9, 2019 - 10:17am

Nice job Ken!!

1968 Surf King

jabs
Panel Member
Posted June 9, 2019 - 10:26am

1968 Surf King "A"

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Reverend Rob
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Posted June 9, 2019 - 11:10am

1968 Surf King, good match.

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brandall54
Posted June 9, 2019 - 3:48pm

Looks like bragging rights belong to Ken