Description:  1936 Oakley

Model Name


Case Date


Case Serial


Signature Locations

Inside case, outside case, movement, dial

Case Signature Format

Inside - "Bulova, Fifth Ave, New York"

Outside - "B-"


6AE, 17 Jewels, Adjusted, USA

Movement Date Code


Case Material Description

10K Gold FIlled (yellow)

Case Dimensions

37.35mm lug to lug x 23.4mm without crown

Case Type

Snap back, tonneau

Crystal Specifications

26.3mm x 17.4mm, tonneau (G-S MT361)

Other Details


NOTES:  I am tentatively naming this model an Oakley, though it does not match the ad in a couple of respects.  The case and crystal size and shape, however, are an exact match to the Oakley.   The variations seen in this model--no subseconds dial and an engraved bezel--are consistent with the variations seen in many other models of the mid-to-late 1930s.  It was standard practice during this time to keep the model name the same while changing aspects of the watch such as 1) the presence or absence of engraving, 2) dial color, 3) numbering style, and 4) the presence or absence of a subseconds dial.

1936 Oakley