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I have been given a bulova watch, i know it is around 60 years old. It has a serial number on the back at the bottom 6059166. It has an oval face circled by diamonds. I need to get a minor repair done, will any watchmaker do this. How do I find out more about my watch??

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A qualified watchmaker should be able to repair depending on what's broken. To find out more search the internet or your library. Horology.com may help direct you to reference material.

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Whats the value of bulova watch c9671206 ?


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I have a Bulova Watch that was given to a Clark Candy employee with a Serial Number of 523791. Looking for what year it was made and is it worth anything


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Pre-1947 Bulova watches used little symbols to show the year of manufacture. A picture of those codes can be found here, as well as elsewhere on the Internet:


http://www.manleyhorlogerie.com/Watch_History/bulova.htm#Bulova%20Date%20Codes

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Lx = 195x Mx = 196x Nx = 197x Px = 198x Tx = 199x

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A Bulova "M5" code would indicate that the watch was made in 1965. Vintage Bulova watches can be dated by this little alphanumeric code:

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With all those info, you can dial direct to Bulova company...718/204-4603 or 718/204-3596
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