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When members meet.

Submitted by mybulova_admin on November 17, 2014 - 7:22am
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I thought it about time we started a forum where we can post pictures of members meeting. A few years back I was delighted to hear that a couple of members met to share a beer and a yarn about their Bulova watch addiction, ah I mean collection. Prior to these members were total strangers and it's a wonderful feeling to know that this site has made some lasting marriages yet (plenty of divorces maybe..joking) but it's only a matter of time before His Excellency meets and marrys Her Excellency.


Submitted by plainsmen on December 12, 2011 - 12:53pm
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Several times a week we get inquiries as to how much someones vintage Bulova watch is worth.  Rather than explain this over and over, I thought maybe we'd have one post we could possibly make a sticky for anyone inquiring.

The worth of your vintage Bulova or Accutron watch is very subjective.  There are no hard and fast rules that this one is worth X amount.  They are worth what someone is willing to pay for that specific watch.

Bulova A17A Navigators

Submitted by Waxster60 on January 24, 2022 - 6:44pm
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Recently I picked up one of these vintage pieces in perfect operating condition. Can anyone help in how to date the year of manufacture? Can't seem to find it on the forum's search function. Is there any way to learn its history/provenance? Many thanks!

The serial # is 18313. Version is 6433A. Movement, I think, is 10BNCH

Era/model of black and gold dial?

Submitted by KodachromeCrawford on January 22, 2022 - 7:03pm
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Hello everyone! So, opened my black/gold non-conforming is on a 1953 Westfield movement, so not a non-conforming I guess :( Was very disappointed to find this out (especially after eBay seller ignored my questions about movement number, yes, should have been a red flag). So now I have a few questions. Was this dial most likely on a Bulova movement/watch to begin with? I have been looking through the ads constantly and I'm not seeing a model it could have been. Does anyone know what this could have been originally (as I may try to find parts to restore)?

Computron N6 Drivers watch sporadic freezing

Submitted by collierm on December 23, 2021 - 8:31am
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Hi,  I have a 1976 computron N6, one of a pair I had.  Just sold the first and was looking to do the same with this one so have been monitoring it over a week or so with fresh batteries (357s).  It was spot on for about 4 days but then when I pressed the button the time was a few hours previous, the LEDs stayed on and the time remained the same until i took the batteries out.  No combination of buttons would 'unfreeze' it.  Now when i try it, it lasts only hours before staying on. 

Photos of WWII Era Bulova Military Boxes and Care Instructions

Submitted by barkerka on November 9, 2021 - 1:47pm
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I am looking for photos of the boxes and packaging of WWII USGI issued wrist watches.  I would also like to find information on any inserts or 'care instructions'.  My focus is on Bulova but with so many items in wartime there my be some cross-over info from Waltham or Elgin someone my have.