New Bulova watch ads 1940-1949

Post all of your new Bulova watch ads from 1940-1949 here.

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Posted February 21, 2014 - 4:08am

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North Tonawanda NY Evening News Feb 1941

Bulova Ranger, Senator, President

1941 Bulova Ranger, Senator and President

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Posted February 21, 2014 - 4:19am

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1941 Yonkers NY Herald Statesman

Bulova Co-Ed, Goddess of Time, President, Diamond Goddess, Beacon, Ranger, Chief

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Posted February 25, 2014 - 7:01am

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1941 Jamaica NY Long Island Daily Press

Bulova Nighthawk, WaterTite.

1941 Bulova Nighthawk and Watertite

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Posted April 10, 2014 - 12:39pm

 

  June 28th, 1940. Winnipeg Free Press.

The "Commander". Very unusual edging to the dial, with the numbers closer to the centre because of that. Not unlike the non-Bulova "Air Commander" in this 1941 ad, but the price difference and lack of the Bulova name anywhere shows the difference.

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New ad for the "MEDICO", not quite like the other two we have for it.

Unusual watertight watch, not sure if that is it's name or not, as it does not start with a capital letter as you would expect, and as the Medico does.

1945 advert.

 

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Posted April 12, 2014 - 5:11am

1949 ad for the Groom and the Viking.

 

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Posted April 26, 2014 - 12:02pm

 

   Excellent advert from Oct. 1946.

 

 

 

Close-up of bottom row.

The "Engineer" looks like a Douglas with a two-tone dial with Roman Numerals and stick hands.

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Posted August 22, 2014 - 5:25pm

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The Milwaukee Journal - Jun 16, 1948

Arnold, Janet

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Posted September 24, 2014 - 9:01am

 

  1947 advert.

 

 

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Posted September 24, 2014 - 9:04am

November 1947 ad.

Franklin "A".

 

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Posted January 4, 2015 - 12:40pm

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1940 F.C. Dahnken Co Catalog - Salt Lake City UT

Wow... super nice new ad.  Check out the 1940 "Director"!  Several new variants here.

 

plainsmen
Posted February 11, 2015 - 12:44am

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June 10, 1944  Three different solid gold 14k watches

Director, Florence, Lady Maxim

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Posted February 21, 2015 - 3:47pm

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Salt Lake Telegram 5-13-1949, showing the newly named "Sponser"

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Posted February 23, 2015 - 4:23am

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Philadelphia PA Inquirer 1944

Bulova Ethel, Goddess of Time, Sky Master, Interceptor

1944 Bulova advert, Interceptor, Sky Master

Check out that Sky Master!!

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Posted February 23, 2015 - 6:14am

Great find.

I love those bands, the Sky Master's looks like a 'butterfly' clasp.

Lisa has an example here:  http://www.watchophilia.com/photogallery/bulovas-1940-1949/a1943-unknown5/

Andersok
Posted April 17, 2015 - 12:49pm

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Mountain Eagle KY | 8 April 1948

Marie | Cambridge

Minute Man | Goddess of Time "A"

Elizabeth | Arnold

Andrew | Lexington

Goddess of Time "U" | Christine

Claire | His Excellency "AA"

Her Excellency "T" | His Excellency "UU"

Andersok
Posted April 17, 2015 - 12:52pm

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Mountain Eagle KY | 14 Nov 1946

Officer | Janet "B" | Minute Man "D" | Shirley | President "H"

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Posted April 17, 2015 - 12:53pm

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Sausalito News | 17 April 1947

Violet | Douglas

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Posted April 17, 2015 - 12:55pm

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Sausalito News | 10 Oct 1946

Princeton | Statesman

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Posted July 14, 2015 - 5:40am

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Just found all these Her Excellency adverts from different jewellers all on the same page of the Philadelphia PA Inquirer dated May 7, 1947.

I think that this is a really good indication as to when Bulova formally introduced their His and Her Excellency range, prior to which were given individual names and classified under the general grouping of 'Excllency Group'.

Remember these a8 dverts are all on the same page.

Bulova May 7 1947 Her Excellency watches

Bulova May 7 1947 Her Excellency watches

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Posted July 14, 2015 - 2:15pm

Jerin posted this advert on page one, full page advert, same date.

 

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Posted June 10, 2017 - 12:20am

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1942 Bulova Minute Man "J"

1941 Bulova Minute Man 'J' watch