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Bulova A-15 Rare 1944 Pilot's Watch
Bulova A-15 Rare 1944 Pilot's Watch
Bulova A-15 Rare 1944 Pilot's Watch
Bulova A-15 Rare 1944 Pilot's Watch
Bulova A-15 Rare 1944 Pilot's Watch
Bulova A-15 Rare 1944 Pilot's Watch

Bulova A-15 Rare 1944 Pilot's Watch

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$5,500
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 Overview:

This is a rare opportunity to own a piece of horological history.

The Bulova model A-15 was an experimental watch developed for World War II Army Pilots but never reached full-scale production.  This is one of only 500 known to have been produced and distributed for testing purposes in 1944. 

More information can be found about the original A-15 and the new Bulova re-issue at Bulova here or Hodinkee here.

Features:

  • 10AK Hack Movement for Synchronizing Multiple Watches
  • Two Internal Rotating Bezels for elapsed time measurement and 2nd Time Zone

Dimensions:

  • Head diameter excluding the crowns: 32.5mm
  • Top to Bottom: 40mm
  • Lug Spacing for Strap: 16mm

Case Material: Chrome Plated Case with Stainless Steel Snap on Back, The Top and Bottom Crowns Rotate the Inner Bezels.  Inside Signed Bulova Fifth Ave New York.  Outside Stamped with:

TYPE A-15
SERIAL NO. AF 44-231
PART NO. 10AK-CSHE
ORDER NO. P.O. 44-5995E
BULOVA WATCH CO.

 

Dial Detail:  Original and not modified.  Painted Luminous Numbers and Yellow 24 Hour Chapter.  Outer Rotating Minute/Second Chapter Ring and Inner Rotating Chapter Ring.

Movement Caliber:  16 Jewel, Manual Wind Caliber 10-AK Movement Signed Bulova Watch Co, USA and Has the Date Symbol O Indicating a 1944 Production.

Condition:  Serviced and ready to wear

Strap:  Vintage Leather