1948 BULOVA USA 'Duncan' 14K Solid Gold Gents Vintage Watch
empressissi™ is pleased to offer this elegant and all original dress watch for men from the 50s by the fine American maker BULOVA, known as the 'Duncan' model from 1948. Solid gold gents Bulova watches are harder to find nowadays and are considered sought after, because they were made complimentary to the 'mainstream' mass production catalog of gold filled watches, thus were not the core of the sales strategy. It is ready to wear, gift or add to your collection.
The watch houses a strong top class 7AK Bulova manual wind caliber, running on 21 jewels with sub seconds and is considered one of the best Bulova calibers of the era. It is cased in an elegant 14K solid gold case in great condition. The case has a mint crystal and good crown.
The dial was professionally restored in pearl tone and has applied solid gold numerals/markers and original set of hands.
This collectible BULOVA watch measures 22mm side to side (excluding crown) and 37mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is its original, cleaned and near new old stock condition SPEIDEL black inserts bracelet with scissors flex portion on the back, gorgeous and ready to wear (16mm lugs) and will fit most small and medium size wrists.
Vintage watches are smaller than today's standards; To avoid the inconvenience of returns merely due to wrong size expectations, Please study the listed sizes and keep in mind that in most cases, vintage watches will be smaller than today's standards and are unlikely to fit a large wrist. For your convenience, and to better understand the proportions of vintage watches sizes, download and print a copy of our unique watch size reference PDF page.