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Bulova 1969 Clipper

6/10 votes
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Case - stainless, width = 32.8, lug to lug 39.9, W. Germany, two piece pack, inside ink stamped 542 and 2962

Movement is dated N2

This watch looks like a Clipper of the Y variant as listed here on MyBulova (H509617) but in stainless. Date codes don't match in this watch so maybe a rerplacement movement?

I will post better photos after I reassemble this watch. Any idea on the replacement crystal for this case?

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1969 Bulova watch
1969 Bulova watch
1969 Bulova watch
Panel Member
Posted February 28, 2019 - 6:20am

it can be a Clipper, but I did not find the corresponding variant, the variant "AG" that has the same design and SS case, just has a black dial

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Posted February 28, 2019 - 8:32am

Agree this is a Clipper. I don't find a variant for the stainless case.


rterra's picture
Posted February 28, 2019 - 11:32am

Thanks! I did find this random youtube video show how to set the date on this model. It is the exact same watch.

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Kathy L.
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Posted February 28, 2019 - 12:15pm

Glad you found a source to help you set the date.  I am ok with Clipper noting the possible movement replacement.

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Posted March 1, 2019 - 7:08pm

I also agree

1969 Bulova Clipper - Unknown variant

rterra's picture
Posted March 3, 2019 - 5:06pm

Thank you again for IDing this watch for me!