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Date/Report Number …..05U614.LWW Item : WWII VINTAGE 1944 BULOVA RADIUM DIAL
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Description of item: WWII VINTAGE 1944 BULOVA RADIUM DIAL

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $679.00


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READY TO WEAR
OVERHAULED SERVICED
RESTORED TO ORIGINAL CONDITION
1944
WWII
BULOVA
RADIUM DIAL

22 X 32 MM
BRACELET UP TO 7.5

WITH

ORIGINAL
GOLD FILLED OVER STERLING CASE

CASE BASE
STERLING SILVER
CASE FINISH
SHEET  OF 10K GOLD
ROLLED AND HEATED
OVER
STERLING SILVER

WITH

ORIGINAL
ROLLED 10K GOLD|
GOLD FILLED BRACELET

AND

ORIGINAL
BULOVA WATCH BOX

 

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RARE
RADIUM NUMBERED
AND
RADIUM HANDS
1944
BULOVA

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RE-ILLUMINATED

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BLACK OUTLINE
OVER
MILITARY WHITE
BLACK HANDS
ILLUMINATED WINDOWS
ORIGINAL
BLACK SUB-SECONDS

 

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AS YOU CAN SEE
ROCK'S RESTORATION
IS CLASS A1

 

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THE CASE IS AWESOME
RARE
A STERLING SILVER SHEET
THEN A
10 KARAT GOLD SHEET

 

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HEAT WELDED
TO BOTH SIDES OF
SILVER SHEET

 

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PLACED IN A ROLLING MIL
SHEETS WERE ROLLED OUT

 

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PARTS WERE  STAMPED

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A VERY RARE PROCESS
WAS USE OF STERLING SILVER
USUALLY A BASE METAL
IS USED AS THE "BASE"

 

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HERE WE SEE FACT THE
FINISH IS ALMOST AS IT WAS
IN 1944

 

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THE BASE MOVEMENT
POWERING THIS
WWII BULOVA
IS A
SWISS
ETA 1000

 

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WITH THE WAR RAGING
BULOVA HAD TO INVEST
IN OUTSIDE
SWISS MOVEMENTS

 

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THEIR FACTORIES
WERE BUSY BUILDING
MILITARY
WATCHES TIMERS CHRONO
AND
OTHER
  MECHANICAL MILITARY
ITEMS
FOR
MILITARY
PLANES
SHIPS
AND
LAND BASED
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YET
BULOVA WOULD USE
THEIR OWN
ESCAPEMENT TRAIN
INCLUDING THEIR
OWN
BALANCE SYSTEM

 


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COMPLETE OVERHAUL ACCOMPLISHED
USING GOV MIL ISSUE 1945
MANUAL SPECIFIC TO THIS BULOVA

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SO
BY THE BOOK
NO PUN
INTENDED

 


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SIGNED BULOVA WATCH BOX

 

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ORIGINAL
DEEP RED-PURPLE HOLDER
REPLACED
WITH
BLACK HOLDER

 

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BOX
CONDITION
IS
EXCELLENT

 

 

 

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THIS WWII RADIUM MILITARY DIALED
BULOVA IS SIMPLY FIRST CLASS

 

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FIRST CLASS

 

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FIRST CLASS

 

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FIRST CLASS

 

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"NOTE THE
"STERLING BASE"
"ROLLED GOLD BEZEL"
"STAINLESS BACK"

 


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Bulova 8AH
(ETA 1000 BASED)
Balance System Bulova
17 jewels

Features
manual wind
sub second
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 43h


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CONDITION
- FINE -
WATCH WINDS SETS & RUNS

 

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