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Bulova 1974 President

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
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Manufacture Year: 

1974

Movement Model: 

11BSACB

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

9513

Case shape: 

Cushion

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

28.0X25.30MM

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

1974BULOVA

Case back:BULOVA,SHOCK RESISTANT,STAILESS STEEL BACK,N4,ANTI-MAGNETIC,WATER RESISTANT.There is no serial number on the case back.

Inside case back:9513

11BSACB 17 jewel movement is dated N4

Dial:silver toned dial has gold with black accents markers and hands and reads bulova,set-o-matic,automatic and dual-day under the day/date window.Also marked T SWISS MADE T on the bottom.

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1974 Bulova President watch
1974 Bulova watch
1974 Bulova watch
1974 Bulova watch
Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted May 13, 2015 - 7:42am

Cool watch Denis, I love these giant 1970 watches, I have a dozen or so of them in my collection. We never really found anything to ID them. They WANT to be Jet Stars but there are no adverts showing them as such. Later in the decade they might have been Clippers but again, no ads.

Alas, Unknown.

PS - Set-O-Matic is a sweet feature. Snap the crown fully out to advance the date, spin the crown to advance the day. You know what SWISS MADE, means, the "T" designates Tritium which glows the dial. It replaced the deadly radium used earlier.

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William Smith
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Posted May 13, 2015 - 3:24pm

With several out there, we really need an ad for these unknowns.  I'm with Geoff on Unknown.

JimDon5822
Posted December 19, 2018 - 12:21am

This appears to be a 1975 President Set O Matic (Watch on Right)

Calgary Herald (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) · 3 May 1975

JimDon5822
Posted March 6, 2019 - 8:20pm

The Vancouver Sun (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) · 7 Jun 1975

Agree that this one appears to be a Set-o-Matic. Here is another ad with this model. Says stainless with champagne dial or yellow gold and blue dial.

 

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Reverend Rob
Panel Member
Posted March 13, 2019 - 12:10pm

1974 Set-O-Matic works for me.

I think it would also be safe to say it is a President? 

Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted March 12, 2019 - 1:02pm

Nice work Jim, looks like a match to me.

1974 Bulova Set-O-Matic

jabs
Panel Member
Posted March 12, 2019 - 2:53pm

1974 Bulova Set-O-Matic

JimDon5822
Posted March 12, 2019 - 3:41pm

According to the ad it is a “President” Set-o-Matic.  The ad doesn’t specifically mention a yellow gold case with the gold dial But everything else seems to line up

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted March 12, 2019 - 7:11pm

I'm also finding other ads in the mid-70s for 17 jewel President models, with the Set-O-Matic feature. 

I'm in for a President id.

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted March 12, 2019 - 7:16pm

 Set O-Matic feature President