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Bulova Gold Filled “Photo” Watch circa 1950’s

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An unusual and cleverly designed man's vintage Bulova gold filled “photo” watch circa 1950's. Featuring a 22 x 39mm case with a spring loaded lever located at 6 o'clock which pops up to reveal a large panel to place a photo of a loved one. The watch features a white gold engraved bezel, acrylic crystal, original matte silver dial with raised gold arabic indexes and gilt hands. Powered by 17 jewel manual wind movement with subsidiary seconds. Excellent condition case, dial and movement. Recently serviced and offered with our 1 year warrantee of accurate time keeping and operation. Shown on period stretch bracelet, but can be ordered with fine leather strap, your choice of color; tan, black, or brown.

NOTE: this model was marketed post WWII late 1940's and early 1950's as a watch to provide the owner a photo of his spouse or young child. Marketed to women, to purchase as a gift for her spouse so he could always have a photo of his loved one(s) handy. A charming and interesting piece of history and marketing!

 

Additional information

Maker

Bulova

Model Name/Type

"Photo watch", n/a

Man's / Lady's

Men

Circa

1940s

Case mm

22 x 39mm

Case Metal

10k Gold Filled

Bezel

engraved

Crystal

Acrylic

Crown-Pushers

original signed crown

Dial & Hands

Original silver satin dial

Movement Type

manual wind

Date Function

no

Strap / Bracelet

Associated bracelet, sporty leather strap

Strap / Bracelet Size

18mm

Country of Origin

USA

Condition

Excellent

Box / Papers

No