Bulova 1979 Model

Submitted by JimDon5822 on January 14, 2021 - 10:54pm
12536-9Y
Manufacture Year
1979
Movement Model
11AOACD
Movement Jewels
17
Case Serial No.
3947972
Case shape
Cushion
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Crystal Details
Flat plastic
Gender
Mens
Additional Information

Here is a great looking watch.  It is a yellow gold plated case with stainless case back.  It has a gold/champagne dial with applied yellow gold hour markers.   The movement is an 11AOACD 17 jewels but I cannot find a date code.  The funny thing is I have the same watch in stainless and it also does not have a date code.   I am dating this one based on the engraving on the back with a 1979 date.  I found the model in the 1976 line book.  It is identified as a model #12536-9Y.  I also included a photo both models.

1979 12536-9Y
1979 12536-9Y 2
1979 12536-9Y 3
1979 12536-9Y 4
1979 Unknowns
1976 Linebook
neetstuf-4-u
Posted January 15, 2021 - 8:15am

Nice one, Jim. Congrats on snagging both models!

1979 (by engraving)  Bulova "12536-9Y"

Do you find an import code on the movement?

JimDon5822
Posted January 15, 2021 - 9:29am

In reply to by neetstuf-4-u

There are no codes on the movement on both of my examples.   Very odd.    I have one more model to find.  I found a listing for a blue dial one also.  The hunt is on.

neetstuf-4-u
Posted January 15, 2021 - 9:57am

In reply to by JimDon5822

Based on case markings, and apparent lack of import code, I suspect these were produced overseas.

Geoff Baker
Posted January 15, 2021 - 9:04pm

Per our current practice- 1979 Bulova Unknown