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Bulova 1953 -Unknown

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1952 Bulova watch
1952 Bulova watch
1952 Bulova watch
neetstuf-4-u's picture
Panel Member
Posted August 12, 2018 - 6:08pm

Hi 1willwander, welcome to mybulova! Beautiful watch. 14K gold case with 2 diamonds; one would think it would be an easy ID. Alas, I come up empty on a name for her.

I will keep looking, but for now I stand at "unknown".

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Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted August 13, 2018 - 11:13pm

Welcome to mybulova!  This is a very pretty watch.  I looked through the ads and did not find a match.

Unknown for now.

Panel Member
Posted August 14, 2018 - 5:48am

in any case, watches will be made in 1953 according to the L3 case markings, movement obviously will not 340, but the attached photo will not read it

even though I thought I saw these watches somewhere, I did not find a relevant advert

Unknown for me

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted August 15, 2018 - 5:38am

I'm not sure I find a match either. I did update the year to 1953 per the L3 date code. 

1953 Bulova Unknown

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Reverend Rob
Panel Member
Posted August 30, 2018 - 9:36pm

5AD movement? It is stamped 'USA' so that would make sense, not many of these tiny movts were US made. the 5AD is based on the Bulova 5AH, both USA made. 

Otherwise, inknown for now.