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Bulova 1931 Jeanette

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Manufacture Year: 

1931

Movement Symbol: 

Shield

Movement Model: 

4AL

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

None

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

Rectangle

Gender: 

Ladies

Additional Information

I found one partial add that indicates this may be a Jeanette.

Not For Sale
1930-31 Bulova Jeanette
4AL Movement
Bulova Watch advert
jabs
Panel Member
Posted June 28, 2019 - 4:01am

looks like JEANETTE from your advert

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted June 28, 2019 - 9:07am

Jeanette is a good match

1931 Bulova Jeanette

Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted June 28, 2019 - 11:04am

Welcome to myBulova!  A very nice Bulova baguette watch.  A new ladies style that came out at the end of 1930.  Advertised as dainty, classically slender, smart, tiny, slim - two-thirds of a usual watch width.

1931 Bulova Jeanette

WildThng
Posted July 3, 2019 - 12:34pm

Do you have another ad for this?

I am collecting the ads.

Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted July 3, 2019 - 12:53pm

No I didn’t find another ad for this model.  Those are all descriptions for the “new” baguette watches.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted June 29, 2019 - 4:41am

1931 Bulova Jeanette certainly looks correct. 

Interestingly whilst the movement if 17J there doesn't seem to be a center wheel jewel which normally constitutes the 17J count.

WildThng
Posted July 2, 2019 - 1:30am

It's hard to see from the top, but it's there.

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted June 30, 2019 - 6:50pm

Welcome to mybulova

A nice "1931 Bulova Jeanette"

Well done on the ad match.

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Reverend Rob
Panel Member
Posted July 2, 2019 - 10:25am

I'm not sure why that centre jewels is so hard to see, I have now found three other examples that look the same, so this is likely not a case of a switched train bridge.

1931 Jeanette.

WildThng
Posted July 2, 2019 - 11:02am

I pulled the train bridge and confirmed the center wheel jewel is there.

I have a picture but cannot upload to this thread.