Joseph Bulova began manufacturing and selling watches in 1875 in Lower Manhattan.
The second digit is a number between 0 and 9 and represents the date.
A watch with an N7 code represents a 1977 manufacture date.
There are several things that you will have to look for and measure.
First look under the balance wheel (The circular piece that looks like it has hair wound around the middle) to see if there are any symbols and numbers.
Continue Reading Bulova watches that were manufactured between 19 feature a symbol on the watch case that identifies the manufacture date.
Symbols include circles, squares and triangles, among others, and some symbols were used to indicate multiple manufacture years.
If the inside of your watch has been damaged beyond repair, (by water damage or the watch has had a hard hit and it is not working) replacing the movement may be the only solution.
In this article, you are going to learn how to identify quartz watch movements, along with selecting a replacement and then completely replacing it.
Between 19, the watches may also feature 46, 47, 48 or 49 along with a symbol, signifying the manufacture year.
Bulova watches that were manufactured from 1950 and later feature a two-digit code that signifies the manufacture decade and year.
These can be very hard to see and you will need to be very careful when ordering as being just one number off can change the diameter or features on a movement.