New Bulova watch ads 1930-1939

Post all of your new Bulova watch ads from 1930-1939 here.

plainsmen
Posted March 7, 2013 - 10:41pm

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Brainerd Daily Dispatch November 29, 1938

"Horatio" , "Goldcraft", "Nathan Hale".

plainsmen
Posted March 7, 2013 - 10:43pm

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Nathan Hale (June 6, 1755 – September 22, 1776)

Was a soldier for the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He volunteered for an intelligence-gathering mission in New York City but was captured by the British and hanged. He is probably best remembered for his purported last words before being hanged: "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country." Hale has long been considered an American hero and, in 1985, he was officially designated the state hero of Connecticut, USA.

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bobbee
Posted March 8, 2013 - 3:17pm

Not to mention a new ALEXANDER model, dude.

mybulova_admin
Posted March 9, 2013 - 11:35pm

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Nice new advert guys.

A few good one's showing various stepped side cases. Looks like we may need to check a few previously IDd models.

Isn't this fun :-)

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bobbee
Posted March 8, 2013 - 8:14pm

 

              December 1938 ad.  The "WEBSTER".

plainsmen
Posted March 10, 2013 - 6:01pm

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Danville Bee April 14, 1936

"Alexander"

 

Charleston Daily Mail October 30 1936 Alexander

 

Steubenville Herald Star November 15 1935 Alexander (can't see it very well but shows 15 jewels)

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bobbee
Posted March 10, 2013 - 6:36pm

The 15 jewel ad is priced a lot higher and a year before the others, I still think the newer, cheaper models had 7 jewels, like the Horatio.

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bobbee
Posted March 10, 2013 - 6:10pm

 October 1936 ad.

SNAP!

plainsmen
Posted March 10, 2013 - 6:18pm

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Heh... looks like we both were posting that at the same time!

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bobbee
Posted March 10, 2013 - 6:30pm

Great minds, and all that!

You found three to my one dude, good going.

plainsmen
Posted March 16, 2013 - 10:31am

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Bakersfield Californian December 1, 1933 

  "Musketeer"  
plainsmen
Posted March 16, 2013 - 10:33am

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Charleston Daily Mail December 1, 1933 

  "Congress"     So is the a one year name issue of the Congress.... which the next year turned into the Senator?     I don't know.  It's the only "Congress" ad I've see so far.
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bobbee
Posted March 16, 2013 - 6:31pm

Saw that one, left it when I read the "nationally advertised" bit, very iffy.

mybulova_admin
Posted June 12, 2013 - 6:20am

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The Chehalis Bee-Nugget - Dec 19, 1930

The Chehalis Bee-Nugget - Dec 19, 1930 Bulova Lone Eagle

mybulova_admin
Posted June 14, 2013 - 9:14am

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Ads show relative release period for the Sky King

1930 Bulova Sky King

mybulova_admin
Posted June 22, 2013 - 8:03am

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Two more adverts showing the XX version of the Sky King. Both dated 1932. Adverts courtesy of Robert Butler.

1932 Bulova Sky King XX

1932 Bulova Sky King XX

Note the price.

 

mybulova_admin
Posted June 20, 2013 - 9:02am

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Reading Eagle - Dec 19, 1930

17 Jewel Bulova President

1930 17 Jewel Bulova President watch

zappatore88
Posted February 9, 2015 - 7:54am

mybulova_admin wrote:

Reading Eagle - Dec 19, 1930

17 Jewel Bulova President

1930 17 Jewel Bulova President watch

looks like the watch i posted yesterday?

mybulova_admin
Posted June 22, 2013 - 1:06am

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The Pittsburgh Press - Oct 9, 1936

Goddess of Time

1936 Bulova Goddess of Time

The Phantom

1936 Bulova Phantom

Nanette, Phantom, President, Bernice, Senator, Commodore

1936 Bulova watches

mybulova_admin
Posted June 22, 2013 - 2:20am

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The Treasurer

The Pittsburgh Press Feb 12 1937

1937 Bulova Treasurer

mybulova_admin
Posted June 26, 2013 - 7:20am

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The Pittsburgh Press - Dec 10, 1937

Minute Man, Horatio, Ben Hur, Ambassador, president, American Clipper, Pocket watch.

1939 Bulova advert

The American Girl, Lady Bulova, Violet, Sonia, Goddess of Time, Martha Washington, Pandora.

1937 Bulova advert

mybulova_admin
Posted June 28, 2013 - 9:18am

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1938-The-Daily-Times-Nov-12-1938

His and Hers Rite Angle

1928 Bulova Rite Angle

 

mybulova_admin
Posted July 2, 2013 - 7:27am

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Reading Eagle Jul 25 1930

Ambassador, Miss America

1930 Bulova advert

mybulova_admin
Posted July 6, 2013 - 7:08pm

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The Border Cities Star Dec 8 1933.

Miss Liberty

1933 Bulova advert

mybulova_admin
Posted July 6, 2013 - 8:24pm

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The Border Cities Star Dec 19 1932

Celestine, Content Watch (Trident), Rosanne, Maxim, Miss Liberty

Bulova The Border Cities Star Dec 19 1932

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alien Ant
Posted August 3, 2013 - 1:57pm

Very clear ads.

mybulova_admin
Posted August 12, 2013 - 8:36am

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Shows a very cool original Sky King box.

Hasting News Dec 5 1930

1930 Bulova Sky King

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Posted August 12, 2013 - 1:37pm

and 'Chevrons' !

mybulova_admin
Posted August 12, 2013 - 5:31pm

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Correct, the first version of the Sky King had chevrons the second and more common version had the xxx pattern.

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bobbee
Posted April 26, 2014 - 8:16am

 

  "Chevrons"?

I see no chevrons. I do see "barred" engraving on the bezel horizontals though.

Chevrons are a flattened arrow design.

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted September 16, 2013 - 12:49pm

I may tend to agree with the analogy admin but We have XX patterned Cases Dated 1930 in the database and ads showing the fish patterned 'SKY KING' through 1934.

the 'SKY KING' was a new model in 1930. 

mybulova_admin
Posted February 7, 2014 - 7:31pm

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Buffalo NY Courier Express 1932

Bulova Trident, Kirkwood, President.

1932 Bulova adevrtisement Trident, Kirkwood, President

mybulova_admin
Posted February 7, 2014 - 7:36pm

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Buffalo NY Courier Express 1932

Bulova Miss America, Rhoda, Miss Liberty

1932 Bulova advertisment. Miss America, Rhoda, Miss Liberty

mybulova_admin
Posted February 10, 2014 - 5:45am

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1939 Bulova Chester Times

Bulova Winston, Golden Eagle, Rite Angle, Sport, Bruce, Captain.

1939 Bulova Advert

Geoff Baker
Posted February 10, 2014 - 6:13am

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Captain! We've seen it in the late 40's but this is a first in the 30's I think.......

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bobbee
Posted April 18, 2014 - 4:35am

The "Captain" looks to have been given a new rank in 1940!

Wether it is a downgrade or an upgrade is a bit of moot point, as plainsmen posted this November 1939 ad. Jerin noted here:   http://www.mybulova.com/watches/1940-admiral-770?page=1

that the Sears ad below comes from their 1939/1940 catalogue.

Admin, what month was the above 1939 ad from? Could make a difference to ID naming.

1939/1940 Sears ad.    The "Admiral".

mybulova_admin
Posted February 10, 2014 - 7:28am

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Greenville-Record-Argus-July-12-1932

Bulova Andrew, Nannette

1932 Bulova Andrew and Nannette watch advert

mybulova_admin
Posted February 21, 2014 - 3:34am

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1936 Syracuse NY Journal

Bulova Miss America, Ranger, Medallion, Goddess of Time, American Clipper, Greta, President, America Girl, Lorna, Phantom

1936 Bulova watches

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bobbee
Posted March 28, 2014 - 4:35am

Minuteman "A" and "B".

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bobbee
Posted April 15, 2014 - 6:41am

Another ad for white American Clippers, that makes three.

Would LOVE to find one!

1936 ad.

 

 

1934 ad. Not too sure about the veracity of that Legion, but I like it.

Not seen a 7 jewel American Eagle before either, this looks familiar.

 

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bobbee
Posted April 26, 2014 - 7:35am

  The "Round the World" watch, 1931 ad.

       

                            

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bobbee
Posted June 2, 2014 - 7:02am

Five ads posted in Dec. 2012 by me have disappeared from page 1&2, such a shame.

Can anyone help, as I no longer have the originals.

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bobbee
Posted June 25, 2014 - 7:04am

1934 advert for the Broker, first watch with the name.

Only ad found for a twin dialled "Physician's" watch. Also there is a new Deauville, and the bottom watch is a Senator, so that one gets a sense of dimension.

Sorry about the poor res, best I could do with it.

Andersok
Posted August 20, 2014 - 8:03pm

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Reading Eagle - Apr 24, 1931

Notre Dame - Electric Clock (complete with Flying Buttresses)

Geoff Baker
Posted August 21, 2014 - 8:50pm

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Hmm, not to split architectural hairs, a buttress.... yes, but a FLYING buttress, I don't think so......

Andersok
Posted August 21, 2014 - 6:23am

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Reading Eagle - Dec 17, 1930

Miss Liberty

Andersok
Posted August 21, 2014 - 6:24am

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The Pittsburgh Press - Dec 8, 1939

His Excellency

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bobbee
Posted October 7, 2014 - 1:26pm

July 1932.

 

mybulova_admin
Posted January 4, 2015 - 3:00am

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Spokane Daily Chronicle Aug 1, 1930

15 jewel Bulova President. type or not?

1930 Bulova President watch

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bobbee
Posted January 4, 2015 - 5:16am

 

 

Typo, it says "17 jewel movement" underneath. It pays to read everyhing in old ads and articles.

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Spokane Daily Chronicle Aug 1, 1930

15 jewel Bulova President. type or not?

1930 Bulova President watch