• 1950’s Bulova tank L5 vintage in 14K yellow gold and caliber 8AC
  • 1950’s Bulova tank L5 vintage in 14K yellow gold and caliber 8AC
  • 1950’s Bulova tank L5 vintage in 14K yellow gold and caliber 8AC
  • 1950’s Bulova tank L5 vintage in 14K yellow gold and caliber 8AC
  • 1950’s Bulova tank L5 vintage in 14K yellow gold and caliber 8AC
  • 1950’s Bulova tank L5 vintage in 14K yellow gold and caliber 8AC
  • 1950’s Bulova tank L5 vintage in 14K yellow gold and caliber 8AC
  • 1950’s Bulova tank L5 vintage in 14K yellow gold and caliber 8AC
  • 1950’s Bulova tank L5 vintage in 14K yellow gold and caliber 8AC

1950’s Bulova tank L5 vintage in 14K yellow gold and caliber 8AC

Brand:Bulova
Model:Tank L5
Year:1950’s
Material:14K yellow gold
Size - diameter excluding winding crown:21.5mm
Size - length including lugs:37mm
Condition:Good
Price:Price: $645

1950’s Bulova tank L5 vintage in 14K yellow gold and caliber 8AC

Rectangular two tones light gray/cream dial with even gold Arabic numerals and dots for odd hours. The watch has a sub second dial at 6 o’clock. The hands are in gold with stick design. The lugs on this watch have a desirable and fancy design. It is a 14K solid yellow gold back case with engraved inside “Bulova - 14K gold – New York” and outside “A124318 – 14K gold Bulova – L5”. The watch comes with a manual movement with caliber 8AC with 21 jewels. The watch comes with a brand new brown leather strap.

History

The story of Joseph Bulova started in 1875 in the New York area in opening a small jewelry store in the Maiden Lane. Years after years, Bulova offers a full line of watches. In 1926, Bulova introduce a world premier “a practical clock radio”. 1930-1940 is a period of tremendous success for the brand with its rectangular gold-filled wristwatches with highly cambered cases. In the 1950’s, Bulova is the first with electronic watches, the “Accutron”. In 1967, Bulova bought Universal then in 1979 is acquired by Loews Corp. and in 2001bought Wittnauer.

Technical details

Manual wind movement with caliber 8AC (1949-1961) with sub second. The caliber parameters are 21 jewels, 18,000 A/h and 42 hours of power reserve.

Measurements

Diameter excluding winding crown: 21.5mm
Length including lugs: 37mm

Price: $645