Bulova 1969 International

Submitted by EC2 on December 1, 2015 - 5:41am
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Hello, please find attached the pictures of my Bulova watch. I have not been able to identify my models from those being presented at this site.  A note on the date 1969: In order to fill out the form I had to specify a manufacture year. I have no idea in which year my watch has been manufactured, which is why I typed in "1969" just to be able to save the watch and upload the pictures. I hope that you can help me to find out the correct manfuacture year. On the dial following information can be found: "Bulova = Automatic = 23 Jewels = T Swiss T" (reference to tritium?)  The outer backcase has the following number stamped on it: 1-773595| - The crown has a "Bulova" relief. As to the watch´s background: I bought it from a flea market in Germany in 1995. The watch has not been opened ever since, but it still works immediately and with high accuracy. Since I do not have the right tools and there is no watchmaker where I live, I unfortunately can´t show you any pictures from the movement and the inside backcase. This is really all the information that I can give you. I am not interested in selling the watch. I am looking forward to every bit of information that you could share with me. Thank you very much in advance.


1969 Bulova Golden Clipeer watch
1969 Bulova watch
1969 Bulova watch
1969 Bulova watch
Posted December 8, 2015 - 7:37am

In reply to by Geoff Baker

Yep, that's the advert/watch I was referencing with the similar model number. Certainly a number of common elements.

William Smith
Posted December 9, 2015 - 12:39pm

In reply to by Geoff Baker

Lots in common, but the Golden Clipper ad linked above states 17 jewels.

Geoff Baker
Posted December 8, 2015 - 8:19am

OK - I'm committing, Golden Clipper

Posted December 8, 2015 - 9:07am

Thank you for your comments so far. I was also wondering about the model name. I look forward to your final assessment. In the meantime I have found two Ambassador models on ebay that also share some similiarities with my watch:

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Geoff Baker
Posted September 23, 2021 - 9:29pm

That's fine with me