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Bulova 1949 Her Excellency

Submitted by Kathy L. on October 16, 2018 - 10:56pm
U
Manufacture Year
1949
Movement Model
6BA
Movement Date Code
47
Movement Jewels
21
Movement Serial No.
-
Case Serial No.
938986
Case shape
CornerCut
Case color
White
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Crystal details
Square
Gender
Ladies
Watch Description

I was pleased to pick this one up this week.  I believe this is Her Excellency "U".  Possible hand replacement but otherwise in really nice condition.  It is 14K white gold with 2 diamonds, 1 on each end.  The 21 jewel 6BA movement is working nicely.  I replaced the band with a NOS cord band like it would have had originally.  

1949 Bulova watch
1949 Bulova watch
1949 Bulova watch
1949 Bulova watch
1949 Bulova watch
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jabs
Posted October 17, 2018 - 4:34am

Yes Her Excellency "U" will be, but I would have dated them to 1949 due to the case number

Kathy L.
Posted October 17, 2018 - 11:18am

In reply to by jabs

Thank you jabs.  I think it is interesting that they dated the cases starting with a letter in the 40s but not on the 14k cases.  I agree on the date, thanks.  

neetstuf-4-u
Posted October 17, 2018 - 8:05am

Her Excellency "U" she is.

Andersok
Posted October 17, 2018 - 12:27pm

Lovely watch; wondering if the hands should be the darker color instead of yellow. I've seen white gold cases with yellow hands, but usually with the matching gilt markers on the dial.

Her Exc 'U', perhaps 1949

Kathy L.
Posted October 17, 2018 - 12:58pm

In reply to by Andersok

Thank you Ken.  Yes I think the hands should probably be the blue ones on this one.

Geoff Baker
Posted October 18, 2018 - 6:24am

That's a cool watch Kathy, very classy. I like the font on the dial. 

1949 Bulova Her Excellency U