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Bulova 1946 Marquise

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
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Manufacture Year: 

1946

Movement Symbol: 

46

Movement Model: 

5AB

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

9043

Case shape: 

CornerCut

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

Flat Cushion

Gender: 

Ladies

Additional Information

This is Mariquise I believe.  She is 14K pink gold, marked Bulova 14K with the serial # on the back and nothing but service marks inside.  After getting the Duchess I was hoping to find a Mariquise to round out the trio with Christine.  She is even prettier in person than I hoped : )

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jabs
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Posted June 22, 2018 - 3:34am

Agreed 1946 Bulova Marquise

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neetstuf-4-u
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Posted June 22, 2018 - 5:26am

Sweet 1946 Bulova Marquise on a proper band.

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Andersok
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Posted June 22, 2018 - 6:27am

That is a very nice example of the Marquise. I like the color of the dial, the lighter shade compliments well with the rose gold. I did not find mention of any variants, nor it coming in white or yellow. Marquise name was around for several decades.

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Kathy L.
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Posted June 22, 2018 - 10:50am

Thank you.  I took the extra time to photograph this one a with a DSLR and off camera flash to get the true color.  Most of the time I just use my iPhone.  Getting a solid rose gold watch was on my wishlist so I was hoping I would love the color and I do : )

bourg01
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Posted June 22, 2018 - 6:53am

Sweet! Agreed 1946 Bulova Marquise

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Reverend Rob
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Posted June 22, 2018 - 9:38am

That dial is mint!

The watch looks like it was never worn, maybe NOS?

1946 Bulova Marquise.

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Kathy L.
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Posted June 22, 2018 - 10:45am

Thank you.  Very well taken care of and it has a nice tight dust cover that probably helped keep the dial pristine.  I didn't even have to clean the case.  Not NOS though as it came on a metal band that I replaced with this vintage cord band like the original.  

Geoff Baker
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Posted June 23, 2018 - 5:52am

Well done Kathy, nice addition to the collection. It's amazing how the list of "yeah, I need one of those too" watches never gets smaller. What's next on the list?

1946 Bulova Marquise

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Kathy L.
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Posted June 23, 2018 - 10:10am

Thank you : ) Actually my list is pretty small at the moment.  Want to get a birth year watch but haven't found one I love yet.  Still have a couple of Her Excellency variants I would like to pick up.