This stylish 1953 Bulova President features a high quality 21 jewel movement and is in Excellent condition. There were several models of the President. This particular example is known as the “President D” and has the less common black dial. This watch has been recently serviced and is ready to wear.
This watch has a gold filled bezel with a stainless steel back. The crown is signed “Bulova.” The domed crystal is in Very Good condition, with one small scratch. The bezel is in Excellent condition. The dial is also in Excellent condition with no marks or spotting. Note also that this watch shows no significant wear through on the lug backs — a very common problem with this particular model.
This watch was recently (April 2013) cleaned, oiled and adjusted. It is running well and keeping good time. The case measures 25.9 mm in width (not including the crown) and 35.35 mm in length (lug to lug). Included is a new old stock lizard band from Stuller. The band is sized for a medium-sized wrist.