The Culling Collection of Military Watches

Date of Auction: 15th September 2020

Sold for £130

Estimate: £20 - £40

American military: A standard ordinance wristwatch, by Bulova, with mismatched case back, the signed black dial with luminous Arabic numerals, outer minutes track, luminous hands and subsidiary seconds dial, signed Bulova 10AK movement, in a chrome nickle case, with an unassociated screw down steel back numbered ‘Type A-11, Sepc No. 94-27834, Serial No. AF43 57551, Part No. 10 AKCSH, Order No. W535AC-33934, Bulova Watch Co.’ on a later black leather strap; together with together with a modern reissue of a USN BuShips diver’s canteen watch, with quartz movement, first dial diameter 22mm. £20-£40


The Type A-11 specification demanded a hacking function, so such a Bulova watch would use a 10AKCSH (centre seconds hacking) movement.