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Post all of your new Bulova watch ads from 1950-1959 here.
Chester, PA Times, June 4,1953 "Park Lane" There's your harlequin dial?
Chester Times, PA Feb. 3, 1950 "Tuxedo" I've seen it named as such in a couple other ads from this newspaper in that year.
Chester Times, PA 12-12-1951 Whole bunch of different watches
THE EVENING LEADER. CORNING. N. Y. DECEMBER 14, 1950
Uhhhhhh.... Lady Maxim? The men's Academy Award I believe is the S?
Corning NY Evening Leader NOVEMBER 22, 1950 Lady Maxim ad #2
CITY OF KINGSTON, N. Y MONDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 29, 1952. "Wembley"
THE KINGSTON DAILY FREEMAN, KINGSTON, N. Y., FEBRUARY 8, 1950 "Allerton"
This is the one we've been after for a bit I think....
Tonawanda—THE EVENING NEWS Wednesday, February 21, 1951 "Academy Award S" confirmed
Do we have a CARLTON ad in the 1950's? I didn't see one, but the model name is in the drop down menus.
Left The Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas May 19th, 1955. Same paper Dec 1951 on right AA "S"
From Bobbee The Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas December 1955 SHERWOOD
low quality but new Model Name?
From Bobbee The Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas July 1955 BULOVA 23 "J"
From Bobbee Second ad for "SEA CLIPPER" (unless we had two ads already). All ads on site 3rd party ads. The Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas September 1959.
From the Daily Constitution, Chillicothe, MO December 1955.
Can't seem to find any ads for the "Byron" in the DB, but plainsmen has one, with an ad snippet from somewhere.
Torrence Hearld CA 12-9-1953
Fleetwood, Clifton, Warwick, Miss Universe & others
Torrence Press CA 10-7-1952
Academy Award "OO" & "NN", same bezel, different dial...
Torrence Hearld 12-14-1954
A whole bunch of Ladies watches.
November 1951 ad.
Maxim, Randall, Lenox. And the CARLA
January 1955 ad.
Thayer. Confirms for 1955.
Georgetown Herald Ontario April 30 1952
Miss (Her?) Excellency "SS", Her Excellency "BB", Academy Award "FF", Academy Award "J" & "H"
Davis County Clipper ad, July 1952.
This ad supports the view that some variant letters include the band type.
September 1954 ad.
Two new watches, REED, and GLENFORD. Only the Glenford in the drop-down list.
Glenford looks to have a raised crystal.
March 1955 ad.
This ad appears to name this watch as the Clinton, a different case shape from the earlier 1940's model.
February 1952 ad. Confirms "Everett", Duo-Wind "L", AA "P" and the elusive RUXTON.
New name Astrid, unseen Academy Award "N".
February 1955 ad.
Another February 1955 ad.
New shape NEPTUNE, and confirmation and only ad I could find for JEFFERSON.
December 1959 ad.
New BANKER model. SURFMASTER, better SHERWOOD, CRAFTSMAN.
Do we have an ad for the Brigadier? None in drop down.
May 1951 ad.
November 1958 ad.
Bulova 23 "ZW" with diamonds.
Two ads from May and June 1951.
Has to be a misprint of "Treasurer"? Is this the ad that started it all? Has Bob found the 'smoking gun'?
Haha... I'm betting. That stupid crystal envelop saying "Treasure" jacks it up man.
Oh look, another Allerton, A confirm for the Shoreham, TWO new Women'e names, Sandra and Heather.. and Wow, a 1950 BEAU BRUMMEL!!!
Three simulated rubies at 3,9 and 12, eight "diamonds", rectangular case, how many of these ha
ve been dismissed?
Looks like the first ever BB. COOOOL!
The BB looks to be a Squadron with Bling :-)
Newspaper Oswego Valley News 1954 - Air Queen, Ambassador
This is the 3rd ad I've seen showing this version of the "Air Queen"
Kingston NY Daily Freeman 1956 Minute Man
Binghamton NY Press Grayscale 1951 a - Watertite Duo Wind E
May 1950 ad.
New square "BANKER" model, looks engraved down each side.
I didn't know where else to put this, so put it here.
There has been a lot of debate about this, so I'll keep it short and to the point.
Below is a Sears ad from 1949 for the Treasure, debunked by some, and called a typo or misprint.
There is a Crystal packet to back it up, CMX345-2F.
Below is a 1951 ad from NY.
Gotta be real.
CRG, Jan 1952 ad.
New Empress model, the "EMPRESS CARLOTTA". 21 jewels, 14K gold, 8 diamonds.
CRG, Dec. 1950 ad.
Three Duo-Winds, the "F", "G" and "I".
CRG, November 1951 ad.
New name "EVENING STAR" mans watch.
Another ACADEMY AWARD ad from 1953 Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 18th.
I have the full pdf & jpeg page with date at top, should anyone query the legitimacy of the ad.
With the one Will found in a NY paper, surely proof that they were still being advertised and sold under the AA name post 1952?
Another Academy Award ad, this one from the Wilkes Barre Sunday Independent, June 6, 1954.
Yet ANOTHER 1954 Academy Award ad.
October 1954, Potsdam Courier Freeman, NY.
New model "WINDSOR", new watch "BRYN MAWR", new names "SANDRA" and "HEATHER", confirm the "BEAU BRUMMEL".
August 1953 ad.
New watch model, the "ANNABELLE". Note the blurb about the case SN.
THE KINGSTON DAILY FREEMAN, KINGSTON, N. Y., MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY 25, 1954
"CLIFTON" (Advertised with 3 diamonds on dial)
1954 Johnsonville, NY
Is it just my imagination or do those lugs look like "wings"??
Great buddy! backs up the white dial Clifton from the 1955 ad above!