Bulova Rose Tank. Bulova was a major competitor in the American wristwatch style wars of the 20th century, easy to see in this 1940's rose gold-filled tank with sculpted hooded horn-shape lugs. The gold-fill case measures 21mm x 24mm with extend hooded lugs, rose tone dial with applied yellow goldtone dot and baton hour indexes and subsidiary seconds register, yellow baton hands. 17J manual wind movement.Domestic: Flat-rate of $45.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from New York.
Bulova was founded and incorporated as the J. Bulova Company in 1875 by Joseph Bulova (1851 - November 18, 1936), an immigrant from Bohemia. In 1912, he launched his first plant dedicated entirely to the production of watches. Manufacturing watches at their factory in Biel (Switzerland), Bulova began a standardized mass production never seen in the world of watchmaking until then. In 1919, Joseph Bulova offered the first complete range of watches for men. The iconic visual style of his first popular advertising made its watches popular with the American public. But beyond the original style, precision and technological research also became an endless quest for Bulova. In 1927, he set up an observatory on the roof of a skyscraper located at 580 5th Avenue to make measurements that would enable him to determine very precisely universal time.
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