Description:  1942 Single Button Chronograph

Model Name


Case Date


Case Serial


Signature Locations

Inside case, outside case, movement, dial

Case Signature Format

Inside - "Bulova, Fifth Ave, New York"

Outside - "Bulova"


10AH, 17 Jewels, no adjustments indicated, USA

Movement Date Code


Case Material Description

10K Rolled Gold Plate (yellow)

Case Dimensions

39.7mm lug to lug x 28.7 without crown

Case Type

Snap back, round

Crystal Specifications

25.2mm, round

Other Details


NOTES:  I have seen this model elsewhere labeled the "Medico" based on a single newspaper advertisement for that model.  However, I do not believe that the advertisement is a match for this watch.  I also find it interesting that the only mention I can find in the crystal catalogs for the Medico assigns to that name a tonneau shaped crystal, rather than a round one.  That listing is in the G-S catalog for 1943, making it highly relevant to a model produced in 1942.  We have seen many errors in the newspaper ads, so I think we have to use them with caution, particularly when we have available contradictory, much more reliable information.  Therefore, for the time being, I am leaving this as a general chronograph.

1942 Single-Button Chronograph