Bulova 1948 Loma

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1948
Movement Symbol: 
48 (A8)
Movement Model: 
5AC
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
9312056
Case shape: 
Square
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
10mm square flat top
Gender: 
Ladies
Additional Information: 

10Kt Yellow Gold Filled case ; 2 diamonds, ~ 0.01ct. each, are set in white (gold?) areas, one in each lug. ; Case measures 27.7 x 14.2mm w/o crown. ; Crown is signed 'Bulova' ; Crystal magnification distorts dial outer minute  register...they looked curved when viewed through crystal and are straight outside of crystal ; White base metal shows on lugs where gold has worn away ; Case inside is marked "Bulova Fifth Ave New York" but was not photo-friendly due to heavy patina ;  I have an idea of what this is and it was hard to find. I will let those who enjoy sleuthing to give it a try...

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1948 Bulova Loma watch
1948 Bulova watch
1948 Bulova watch
1948 Bulova watch
1948 Bulova watch
mybulova_admin
Posted January 15, 2017 - 12:33am

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Looks like a 1948 Bulova Loma (last watch).

Bulova watch vintage advert

Andersok
Posted January 15, 2017 - 6:40am

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Looks like a good match to Loma, additional ad from 1948

jabs
Posted January 15, 2017 - 9:04am

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Loma

Geoff Baker
Posted January 15, 2017 - 9:11am

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Wow, fast work guys!

Loma

JP
Posted January 16, 2017 - 10:13am

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Loma

plees1
Posted January 16, 2017 - 10:36am

Now...I am impressed! I thought that would be a hard find, but you did it! Nice work! The first Loma in the database.