Its consistency of timeless style and premium quality ensures you that this timepiece will be a cherished item today and for generations to come. Now you have the opportunity to own this quality timepiece that exudes class and uncommon style. Simple, square shaped case with bevelled edges.Original and signed'Bulova', and topped off with a new thick acrylic crystal. The 10kt gold plated bezel and stainless steel case back have been repolished and look great. The sides to the bezel is showing some indentations please be sure you are happy with this. In general the case looks great with only modest wear/scratches present commensurate with the age of the watch. In good condition showing slight wear.
Highly noticeable and different, the dial has been professionally refinished with a silver tone inner circle surrounded by a black background. The quarter hour numerals are in the form of dots whilst the remaining hour positions are numerals.
These long with the hands have been relumed to great effect. The Bulova name and background to the numerals are in black. The outer minute chapter is in white. The inner seconds dial is silver tone and the chapter is subdivided into fifth second intervals and is in black. Hands: The hands are all new Bulova stock, blue/black steel.
BULOVA Swiss manual wind movement. This is a fine classic 10BA calibre with 17 jewels, marked with a + symbol for 1943. The movement has been cleaned, oiled & adjusted, and is running well, ready to wear. It has been keeping good time prior to and during the listing process.
As with all vintage watches regular servicing is recommended. 28.26mm long (excluding lugs) X 24.67mm wide (excluding crown). 35.51mm including the lugs. A new 16mm black leather band with gold tone buckle has been fitted which sets off this watch perfectly.
This Blackhawk watch comes with its original presentation box being so wonderful to have survived the years together. The presentation box is in remarkable condition for its years. The box lid is covered in a brown imitation snake skin effect whilst the base is in a lighter shade. The lid is decorated with six stars (three to either side) and in middle taking center stage is the impressive Great Seal of the United States in gold tone. The sprung lid to the box opens as it should to reveal a luxuriant interior with a maroon coloured silk lining to the underside with Bulova, Fifth Avenue, New York in gold tone text.
The watch is mounted on a removeable maroon velvet covered pad to better present the watch the pad. This pad is showing wear to the edges please be sure you are happy with this.
The pad rests in a well surrounded by the same maroon coloured velvet with a golden silk braded margin. This ensemble was an estate acquisition and a remarkable find.
Part of the Bulova Service Watch series during the War years, this is an exceptional example of a Bulova Blackhawk watch from 1943 which has been lovingly restored. The repolished case and beautifully refinished dial make the watch highly attractive. The watch has a pleasing classic look and feel that simply cannot be found in newer watches. The presentation box is in great condition and is rare to the market. If you have always wanted to own a classic wristwatch this charming Bulova Blackhawk watch may be the one for you.
This is a vintage manual wind watch with a movement from 1943 as such it will not have the accuracy of a contemporary quartz movement therefore perfect time accuracy cannot be expected. If you want a watch to simply put on and go then perhaps this is not the best choice you could make however, if you want a period timepiece that you can admire and enjoy on each occasion you wear it, then this is a great item. Vintage watches are often smaller than contemporary watches to avoid inconvenience, please take a moment to examine the size and make sure it meets your expectations and wrist size. Colours may appear somewhat different when viewed in person depending upon the light source.
In this case photos were taken using a combination of natural and fluorescent light. The watch is NOT waterproof. Watch may be sent using recycled packaging. Please use the pictures as another medium to assist in the description of the item; this should be used to inspire questions associated with the timepiece.
Any questions are welcome prior to the listing ending. Lifes moments are precious, so mark the passing time with a refined and respectable, rare and collectable classic timepiece - like this amazing Bulova Blackhawk.
At Regency Watches, we strive to bring you unique pieces that will be treasured for years to come, and we appreciate your interest. And find us on Social media!The item "Bulova 1945 BLACKHAWK vintage manual wind watch 10BA Box Special Rare" is in sale since Friday, July 16, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "regencywatches" and is located in Manchester.
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