Bulova 1963 Leading Lady

2/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1963
Movement Model: 
5AT
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
N61103
Case shape: 
Oval
Additional Information: 

Lovely little watch, the original band was WAY too small for my larger-than-average lady hands, so i took the clasp and some silk cord and made my own simple band.  There's also a lovely "B" engraved into the crown.

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blueyedpainter 1963 Leading Lady 01 29 2014
1963 Bulova watch
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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted January 14, 2012 - 4:52am

The 8 could be a 3.

21 Jewels is advertised as the 'LEADING LADY' - database ad Dated 1962.

blueyedpainter
Posted January 15, 2012 - 4:09pm

Thanks for the tip! I didn't even realize there was a section with old ads, very cool! :)

plainsmen
Posted January 15, 2012 - 4:15pm

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Yeah... I have been meaning to maybe throw out a suggestion to show the ad's section a bit more prevalently as it's really the bread and butter on this site that is nowhere else.

I think whats held me back is those ads take up a TON of bandwidth for admin and the more people just idley click on them the more bandwidth is used.  Price of hosting the site skyrockets.

mybulova_admin
Posted January 16, 2012 - 6:19am

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Model variant yet to be found, but agree with the initial call of Leading Lady.

blueyedpainter
Posted January 16, 2012 - 7:10pm

I recently bought a "leading lady" box on ebay for about $10 and then saw one identical going for $100! Crazy....  Can't wait to put the watch in its rightful box though! I'll post a picture when I get it.

mybulova_admin
Posted January 26, 2012 - 1:54am

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Nice.....gotta see a pic of that!

blueyedpainter
Posted February 9, 2012 - 11:37pm

Oh, am I a flake....  I blame my concentrating more on school than my infactuation with watches.  The case I bought is actually for my Miss America watch, not the Leading Lady.  But still way cool :)

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William Smith
Posted January 26, 2012 - 1:44am

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is that pattern on the lugs a "florentine finish accent" (mentioned in 1962 Leading Lady H ad)?