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I got a vintage Bulova. it has A404403 on the back. What website I can check its year?

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It's much easier to date vintage Bulova watches by their "year code" than by their serial number. If you look carefully, usually above or below the serial number, you'll see a little alphanumeric code, like L5, N3, or P6. These can be translated as follows:

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

Older 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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In terms of age, it's much easier to date vintage Bulova watches by their "year code" than by their serial number. If you look carefully, usually above or below the serial number, you'll see a little alphanumeric code, like L5, N3, or P6. These can be translated as follows:


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


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

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