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Bulova 1954 Marquise "B"

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Variant: 

B

Manufacture Year: 

1954

Movement Model: 

6C

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

60676

Case shape: 

Round

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

10.2mm round flat top

Gender: 

Ladies

Additional Information

14K White Gold case ; 20 total diamonds ; 18 x 0.01 ct. diamonds around dial ; 2 x 0.02 ct. diamonds on lugs ; 20=0.22 ct. tw diamonds for case complete ; Case measures 23.4 x 16.4mm including lugs and crown, case width is 14.7mm without crown ; Case is unmarked on the inside so no picture is included ; Case weight including diamonds and crystal but without movement is 3.2 grams ; Movement works and keeps good time ; '6C' movement is not in database, but is listed is some models in database ; watch is very similar to 1956 'Petite' (without 'La') ad 1950's-p3-ad34  EXCEPT the 1956 ad shows 24 diamonds around dial, mine has 18. Mine is also close to 1955 'Marquise' ad from  1950's-p2-ad28 with 18 diamonds around dial  BUT no lug diamonds.

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted January 10, 2017 - 2:04pm

Very nice looking watch. I think we are looking at the Marquise 'B' variant. Here is a 1958 ad showing the model and variant (second from bottom), this variant is also listed in the 1955 pricelist:

jabs
Panel Member
Posted January 10, 2017 - 2:36pm

Nice watch, Marquise "B"

plees1
Posted January 10, 2017 - 4:20pm

Agree! Excellent sleuthing! I did not see that ad in the database, but I do see it now in the forum thread.

JP
Posted January 10, 2017 - 5:39pm

Gee, ladies watches were more expensive than most mens,

I concur with the above ID.

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted January 11, 2017 - 6:09am

Lovely watch, it's wonderful!

Marquise B