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Bulova 1970 Chronograph "C"

8/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Variant: 

C

Manufacture Year: 

1970

Movement Model: 

Valjoux 7736

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

-

Case shape: 

Round

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

AKA - Bulova 'Stars and Stripes'

 

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1970 Bulova Chronograph "C" watch
1970 Bulova watch
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Stephen Ollman
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Posted April 9, 2011 - 11:09pm

NOVA
Posted April 10, 2011 - 12:37am

You got one!  It's gorgeous!  Congrats!

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Wayne Hanley
Posted April 10, 2011 - 1:04am

Will you have a class on the operation ready in the morning? LOL

Good Luck

Wayne

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 10, 2011 - 4:14am

ALRIGHT!!

Welcome to the club Stephen!!  I wondered if this model had moved up a notch on your 'favorites' list? If you're like me, you'll have this watch on everyday for the next month, maybe two.

And to think, you could have bought it for $125 in 1970.

Bravo

-gb

plainsmen
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 10, 2011 - 7:41am

I suppose I'll have to be a bit pouty all day now...

Congrats bro!

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 10, 2011 - 7:49am

In 1970 I was a mere 2 years old!

Sometimes a man has gotta do what a man's gotta do.....

The LE is going up for sale soon to pay for this one....its a tough call but I finally decided to make this the No.1 on the wish list....oh and yes I very much doubt it will leave my wrist for the next 12 months!!

I'm constantly looking at things to time......you know my microwave is pretty accurate....well according the the "Chrono C" it is.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 10, 2011 - 7:50am

Oh and I wonder just how many of these they actually made and for how long they were in production. It appears they were all made in 1970.

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 10, 2011 - 7:55am

kid with a new toy

gb

 

 

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vintagebulova.com
Club 5000
Posted April 10, 2011 - 10:34am

Great looking watch!  Not a chrono expert myself  but I think that the movement might not be a 7733.  Doesn't the 7733 have only 2 registers?  Maybe it's a 7736??

Jay

vintagebulova.com

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 11, 2011 - 12:46am

t'was discussed here: http://www.mybulova.com/node/1895