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Bulova 1948 Her Excellency

5/10 votes
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Unsure of year or model - have been unable to exactly match style of numerals to suspected models on this site. Looks like Her Excellency, but the style of numbers on the face is of a late-Deco.

Any clues? I've just bought this, it's en route, so I can't look at it any closer until arrival :)

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QuothWinter 1948 Her X 01 29 2014 aa
1948 Bulova watch
1948 Bulova watch
Bulova Watch
FifthAvenueRestorations's picture
Posted October 31, 2012 - 5:11am

Movement is stamped 48

1948 for now

ad Dated 1947


"C" ?

bobbee's picture
Posted October 31, 2012 - 7:38am

Agreed, C.
Fantastic ad.

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William Smith
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Posted October 31, 2012 - 12:34pm

Maybe "C", maybe not.  Sure looks like C.  I'm gonna wait till QuothWinter gets the watch and gives us some info like metal content, etc...  the "C" above is the cheapest price in this ad. If subject watch is solid gold, this is inconsistent with that price, IMO. 

FifthAvenueRestorations's picture
Posted October 31, 2012 - 1:05pm

also, the ad doesn't give the Case colour of the "C" variant.



Posted November 1, 2012 - 4:18am

It's supposed to be 10k white gold filled... I'll keep you posted.

Can't wait! Thank you.

Club 5000Panel Member
Posted November 4, 2012 - 6:52am

We have an ad showing this also available in wink and white gold, but does not  list anyt variants.

It's certainly a "'HER EXCELLENCY" at a minimum.

Geoff Baker
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Posted November 5, 2012 - 5:15am

Agree with Her Excellency but I don't think the ad is clear enough to determine variant.

Posted November 27, 2012 - 4:41pm

Sadly, this is going to remain a mystery - the USPS has eaten it, and someone who is not me has a lovely Bulova :(

I need to find something else to start the collection....

Posted November 27, 2012 - 6:56pm

Don't give up...get your money back from the seller and find another...there are tons of these old lady Bullys out there, and many go cheap because everyone is focused on the gents watches.

I must have 20-30 lady Bullys around here that are in nice shape, but may need servicing, because I too am focused on the gents models and... they are to dam small for me to work on them. ;-)

Posted November 27, 2012 - 6:59pm

Oh I haven't given up :)

I have a refund, but I did rather like that lady.

I'm eyeing off a few older models now.