Bulova dating system
1953 Recognizing a new trend in the watch industry, the self-winding and shock-proof watch, Bulova adds more of this type of watch to its line.
Also added this year is the Bulova Wrist-Alarm, an entirely new kind of watch.
The watch will also have the name "Bulova" stamped on the metal back of the watch case. In the 1950s, the Bulova Watch Company developed a unique dating system for its watches.
A unique, two-digit date code is placed below the serial number on the back of Bulova watches manufactured after 1950.
Mounted on the starter's pistol, the Phototimer senses the flash of the gun and starts a timer clock at the same instant that the runners leave their marks.
Look in the telephone yellow pages for a Bulova watch dealer or jeweler who deals in Bulova watches. Bulova perfects a new concept in the watch industry with total standardization of parts.This revolutionizes the servicing of watches in the industry.You can also search on the Internet for the nearest Bulova dealer or jeweler who deals in vintage watches.Dealers or jewelers will give you an expert opinion on whether the watch is genuine or a fake.