Description:  1933 Lone Eagle

Model Name

Lone Eagle

Case Date

1933

Case Serial

3166951

Signature Locations

Inside case, movement, dial

Case Signature Format

"Bulova Quality"

Movement

10AN, 15 Jewels, Adjusted

Movement Date Code

1932

Movement Serial

None

Case Material Description

None indicated (white gold with engraving)

Case Dimensions

33mm lug to lug x 25.8mm without crown

(26mm without lugs)

Case Type

Single hinged, tonneau with step

Crystal Specifications

22mm x 21.8mm, tonneau (G-S T717)

Other Details

 

NOTES:  I had this watch labeled as a Trident for years on the assumption that we just hadn't yet found an advertisement showing a Trident with an engraved bezel.  Then, my friend Bob Butler found an advertisement from 1932 naming this watch the Lone Eagle.  I assumed that to be an error in the ad, as the watch clearly looks like a Trident, which was a popular watch at the time.  But Bob kept looking and eventually found another ad from 1933 confirming this watch as a Lone Eagle.   So, we have two different advertisements from two different years telling us this watch is a Lone Eagle model that we heretofore knew nothing about.  What a great find, Bob!  Thanks for sharing it with me.

 

This watch takes its place as the fourth known model in the Lone Eagle series.

 

To read the story of these very popular watches and to view vintage advertisements of the known variations, visit Bulova Lone Eagle Series.

To view all Lone Eagle models in my collection, visit Lone Eagle Models.

 

1933 Lone Eagle

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