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Bulova 1956 Dolly Madison "J"

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Variant: 

J

Manufacture Year: 

1956

Movement Model: 

5AD

Movement Jewels: 

21

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

633911

Case shape: 

Square

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

Square Plastic

Gender: 

Ladies

Additional Information

This is a 14kt solid gold ladies watch.  Contains a 5AD 21 jewel movement.  The movement is marked L6.   Cream dial with bar hour markers at 12, 3, 6, 9 and dots for 1,2,4,5,7,8,10,11.  

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1956 Bulova watch
1956 Bulova watch
1956 Bulova watch
1956 Bulova watch
Geoff Baker
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Posted April 8, 2018 - 5:56am

JimDon - any luck finding a match in the advert dB?

JimDon5822
Posted April 8, 2018 - 8:15am

Geoff Baker wrote:

JimDon - any luck finding a match in the advert dB?

 No luck whatsover.  It is fairly easy to spot with the lugs expanding outward while most ladies of this size taper.  I looked thru it twice and did a google image search with no luck.   Next to start looking at Newspapers online.

jabs
Panel Member
Posted April 8, 2018 - 10:09am

nice watch, they fit me in Dolly Madison family, but I did not find any advert

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted April 9, 2018 - 4:21pm

No luck in the ads for me. Unknown.

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 10, 2018 - 5:48am

I don't really see anything either,

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Andersok
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Posted April 10, 2018 - 6:48am

You have a very nice Dolly Madison 'J', per this 1953 ad:

JimDon5822
Posted April 10, 2018 - 6:51am

Andersok,  I think you got it!  Thanks!

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted April 10, 2018 - 6:52am

Home run, Ken.

Agreed - Dolly Madison J

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 13, 2018 - 10:48pm

Wonderful advert match. A lovely 1956 Bulova Dolly Madison 'J' it is. I find alot of ladies don't like the cord bands, but I do, probably because I'm a guy :-) 

I find the black cord really sets off the yellow gold case.

JimDon5822
Posted April 14, 2018 - 4:44am

 Thank you once again !