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1950's BULOVA Navigator Military Type A17A (U.S. Armed Forces / Military Issue)

1950s Vintage
Price: $191 through PAYPAL
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Gender: male
Year: 1950 - 1959
Accesories: none
Crystal: acrylic
Dial/Face Width: 25 mm
Dial/Face Height: 25 mm
Movement: 17 jewels manual-wind
Case: matte stainless steel
Case Width: 32 mm without crown
Case Height: 40 mm with lugs
Serial Number on Back: MIL-W-6433A, 21223, DA-36-038-ORD-20328, 8TAA-993000-24
Serial Number on Movement: 10BNCH
Band: nylon
Band Width: 18 mm
Band Length: measures up to 7.5 in


  • Original BULOVA Watch with NEW band & clasp
  • FEATURES: Big Crown, 12 & 24 Hour Markers, Matte Finish Case
  • STAINLESS STEEL: case, crown, back & clasp
  • NYLON: band (black)

  • Notes on the HOUR MARKERS: the paint in a few hour markers has somewhat spread out
  • Notes on the HANDS: luminescent material on hands has dimmed
  • Notes on the CASE BACK: shows rubbing on the surface
  • Notes on the MOVEMENT: hack setting no longer works
Issued to the US Armed Forces/Military, the BULOVA Type A17A was a watch designed for navigation.

It features a big crown (oversized by vintage standards), a dial with 12 & 24 hour markers & a matte finish case. It shows minimal signs of age & use but has retained all original manufactured parts.

EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *EXCELLENT condition (88-92%): Evidence of use is visible to the unaided eye. Scratches are light, but more numerous than "near mint".

INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *EXCELLENT condition (88-92%): Working perfectly, needs no repair or service.

*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System




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