Excellent 1950's Vintage Bulova 10K Gold Plated 23 Jewel Self Winding Beauty

Looking for that special vintage timepiece that will have all your friends asking "where did you get that?", then this is the watch for you! These get tougher to find every day, especially in this fine condition. This watch has been serviced by a master watchmaker and comes with a new leather strap. This watch is READY TO GO.  If you want the ABSOLUTE BEST in vintage timepieces, with no compromise service, look no further. 

In 1875 Joseph Bulova, a 23-year-old Czech immigrant, opened a small jewelry shop on Maiden Lane in New York City.  By 1912 Bulova had set up its first plant dedicated to the production of watch components and their assembly into jeweled movements in Bienne, Switzerland.  In 1923 the name Bulova Watch Company, Inc. was adopted.  Bulova perfected a new concept in the watch industry of total standardization of parts. Every part of a Bulova watch was made with such precision (standardized to the ten thousandth of an inch) that it was interchangeable with the same part in any other Bulova watch. This revolutionized the servicing of watches in the industry. The Bulova Watch Company went public on the American Stock Exchange in 1927.

This is an excellent example of a rare Vintage Bulova timepiece.  It features a 10K Gold plated case with a stainless steel back and a really unique dial. This watch was made in the late 1950's.  It is four times signed and measures 40mm end to end and 36mm wide, including the crown.  The 10K Gold Plated case is in excellent condition with beautiful lines.  The movement is a 23 jewels 6 adjustments USA made Bulova 10BZAC which sets and winds smoothly and is running well and keeping excellent time.  The dial is very unique,  featuring a light charcoal face with raised numerals that compliment the beautiful silver hands.  The dial features a very interesting swirl pattern. Looks like an old phonograph record.  The crystal is in excellent condition.  The back of the case is also in excellent condition and is marked BULOVA Waterproof Selfwinding Shockresistant Antimagnetic 10K R.G.P. Bezel - S.S Back and L9 which indicates the year of manufacture as 1959.  It is marked on the inside BULOVA FIFTH AVE NEW YORK.  Comes fitted with a brand new 18mm leather strap.  This watch is very hard to find in this condition and will make an excellent addition to any collection.  

This is a beautiful example of a rare  10K Gold Plated Vintage Bulova watch that is over 50 years old. 

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