Bulova 1947 Goddess of Time "L"

4/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.7525
Variant: 
L
Manufacture Year: 
1947
Movement Model: 
6AH
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
6235205
Case shape: 
Tonneau
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Ladies
Additional Information: 

I inherited this watch from my Grandmother. 
Not sure if I put the right year or not, but it looks very similar to 'Goddess of Time' 1947.

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[GoddessOfTime_year-1947] Bulova watch
1947 Bulova watch
1947 Bulova watch
1947 Bulova watch
Geoff Baker
Posted August 30, 2016 - 6:17am

Club 5000Panel Member

Hello Emily, welcome to myBulova. I think you are most fortunate to have this wonderful little heirloom from you grandmother, I hope you treasure it. We strongly recommend a regular clean, oil and adjustment service for vintage watches if you plan to wear them. I think you're right about the ID, I agree that it's the "Goddess of Time" as illustrated in the advert I linked below (item "J"). By the way the running woman in the Bulova logo at the top of this page was also called the "Goddess of Time". The small square on the movement indicates the year 1946 production. Additionally we use the first digit of the serial number prior to 1948 is date the case. For your watch we would also say 1946.

1946 Bulova Goddess of Time

http://www.mybulova.com/sites/default/files/vintage_ads/1948-Bulova-ad-5...

Andersok
Posted August 30, 2016 - 7:32am

Panel Member

I would agree with Goddess of Time. It may be the 'L' variant based on this 1941 ad. The same case style can be seen throughout the 40s, in both the engraved style or the plain bezel, and in rose and yellow; and also with a variety of bands. The current band is not original to the watch.

jabs
Posted August 30, 2016 - 12:05pm

Panel Member

Agree with Goddess of Time "L"

JP
Posted August 30, 2016 - 4:40pm

Panel Member

Ditto