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Bulova 1930 Lucille

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Hi All

I would appreciate your help in identifying this ladies Bulova I have just bought on the bay. I have looked through the db but cant find a match. I have also looked on Lisa´s site but cant find a match there either.

The movement is a 5AP which means it was manufactured some time between 1926 to 1930

the case is hinged back and on the inside marked Pat June 10 1924. Bulova. 14K gold filled New york and has the serial number 3269866.

It has engraving on the front sides and back. It looks to be in reasonable condition overall although it is not running.

Regards to all


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1955mercury's picture
Posted January 13, 2016 - 12:02pm

Might be the Lucille.



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Posted January 13, 2016 - 2:15pm

hard to say at first glance it is Lucille, but the engraving on the sides and beside crystal differently as on available adverts and Lucille1 and Lucille2

I'm not saying that it is not Lucille, however, I would like to find advert with the corresponding engraving :)

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Posted January 13, 2016 - 4:43pm

I found an ad showing the engraving detail on the Lucille a little better Jabs.

I think it's a match.

Posted January 13, 2016 - 7:02pm


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Posted January 14, 2016 - 7:36am

It's a Lucille, but I am intrigued by the serial number of the case. Is the first digit indeed a clear "3"? On the picture it looks a bit deformed, like kind of a mis print. The movement has the omega symbol for what I see in the picture?

Posted January 15, 2016 - 8:07am

once I get my hands on it I will verify all the markings

Geoff Baker
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Posted January 15, 2016 - 9:21am

Cute little watch George, I love this crown style. There certainly is a lot of engraving design going on with this one.

I agree on Lucille.


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Posted January 16, 2016 - 9:23pm


Don't think the case number starts with a 3. I thinks its just a visual quirk and a mark on the case. Looks like its a mistruck 9 or 0 which is very common.

I'd go 1930 Bulova Lucille as well. The dust covers certainly did their job in protecting the movement didn't they.


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William Smith
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Posted January 25, 2016 - 1:56pm

aha....that's where this watch ended up going...  I may have caused George to have to work a little harder ($$) for her.  Glad one of us got her, as I was more interested in the info and pictures than the acutal watch. 

I'm the add posted by merc, the elongated triangular markings not only don't match those of the watch, but it almost looks like they are depicted as stone, perhaps to match the color of stones in the band?  See how the add makes them look like they shine and have relief (3D)?

It's Unknown to me if these differences in the engravings make it a different model name, so I'm going with two ticks tentative for the ID of Lucille.