empressissi™ is pleased to offer this rare,all original and sought after watch for men from 1950 by the fine American maker BULOVA. This model is known as the variant A of the 'Photowatch' and has a unique feature where the upper portion of the watch can be lifted by pressing the lever near the 6. As a result, a 'secret compartment' is revealed on the back of the watch, to accommodate a photo of your beloved one. It is ready to wear, gift or add to your collection.
The watch houses a fine 8AC high grade manual wind caliber, running on 17 jewels with sub seconds. It is cased in an elegant 10K gold filled case in yellow tone with simple elegant lugs and has the functional part in great condition and a clean photo compartment is revealed. The case has a near mint correct and original crystal and an original BULOVA signed crown.
The dial is factory original in brushed icy silver tone in near mint condition with embossed gold plated numerals and original set of hands.
This collectible BULOVA watch measures 22mm side to side (excluding crown) and 40mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is its original, ultrasonically cleaned and in excellent condition SPEIDEL scissors flex bracelet in gold filled with stainless steel interior.
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.