Bulova 1944 Lido

Submitted by Kathy L. on August 29, 2019 - 10:44pm
Manufacture Year
1944
Movement Model
7AM
Movement Date Code
Circle
Movement Jewels
17
Movement Serial No.
-
Case Serial No.
4410046
Case shape
Square
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Crystal Details
Square
Gender
Ladies
Additional Information

This is an interesting one.  It could be a variant of the Military Miss like we see with the American Nurse and Clara Barton having both types of dials.  Or it could be a Lido or another model altogether.  

It has a 10K rolled gold plate bezel with a stainless back.  The working movement is a 17 jewel 7AM and has a dual date stamp of 44/45 circle/triangle.  I went with 1944 because the case has a 44 serial #.  

Look forward to hearing your thoughts.  I couldn't find a date for the ad attached or any additional ads.  My thanks to Bob for transferring ownership of this beauty to me.  It is a nice addition to my little square watch collection from this time.

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Bulova Watch advert
Kathy L.
Posted August 29, 2019 - 10:48pm

This is from a comment on an American Nurse thread saying this crystal was a Lido.

And the crystal on this looks to be the same.  I don't have the tool to measure it.

Geoff Baker
Posted August 31, 2019 - 9:49pm

Hmmm, not knowing the date of the advert makes the ID a bit tenuous. I'm inclined to go with the Lido but would be tentative at best.

1944 Bulova Lido

Kathy L.
Posted August 31, 2019 - 11:31pm

In reply to by Geoff Baker

Ya I tried to find it but couldn’t.  Best guess is between 1944 and 1949 when that Martha Washington was advertised.  At least those are the years I found.

neetstuf-4-u
Posted September 2, 2019 - 8:22am

1944 Bulova Lido works for me. :o)

Reverend Rob
Posted September 5, 2019 - 10:58am

 I'm good with 1944 Lido. 

Kathy L.
Posted September 5, 2019 - 12:25pm

I continued to search this week and didn't come up with anything new.  I think that ad fits well with a yellow case and the same dial so I will go with Lido as well.

1944 Bulova Lido