Bulova 1978 Quartz

Submitted by Richie on April 12, 2019 - 5:34pm
Manufacture Year
1978
Movement Model
Quartz
Movement Serial No.
-
Case Serial No.
5-493685
Case shape
Square
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Gender
Mens
Additional Information

I bought this watch for next to nothing just because it had a nice seventies look about it, the only problem with it was the crystal was about as badly scratched as I’ve ever seen, this wasn’t improved when I clumsily dropped it and it smashed! Obviously I want to replace it if it’s possible but I’ve struggled to identify this watch, any ideas? 

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1978 Bulova watch
1978 Bulova watch
neetstuf-4-u
Posted April 13, 2019 - 5:24pm

Is the crown at the 3 or 4 position?

Richie
Posted April 13, 2019 - 5:31pm

It’s at the 3 o’clo Position 

mybulova_admin
Posted April 13, 2019 - 10:01pm

Can't find any advert reference, but certainly part of the 'Bulova Quartz' model line.

Geoff Baker
Posted April 14, 2019 - 7:02am

Hi Richie - it's possible to find a replacement crystal by removing the back cover and checking if there's a case reference number stamped on the inside. You might have to have a watchmaker open it for you.

For identification I suggest 1978 Bulova Quartz

Richie
Posted April 14, 2019 - 7:05am

Thanks I’ll take a look