Bulova 1953 Dolly Madison

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.604
Manufacture Year: 
1953
Movement Model: 
5AD
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
48409
Case shape: 
Square
Gender: 
Ladies
Additional Information: 

Square Shaped Black and 14K Gold (Not plate or fill) Analog Watch marked on the back as " @ 14K, Bulova, L3, 48409." The watch is functional.

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1953 Bulova Dolly madison
1953 Bulova watch
1953 Bulova watch
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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted August 24, 2013 - 3:53pm

acsordasjr
Posted August 24, 2013 - 8:29pm

WOW!! Thank you! That's pretty awesome!

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Reverend Rob
Posted August 24, 2013 - 8:52pm

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Dolly Madison for me too.

Geoff Baker
Posted August 25, 2013 - 6:11am

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Yes, I agree with the Dolly ID

acsordasjr
Posted August 25, 2013 - 6:28am

Can anyone tell me if the black dial is more rare than the white or were they made availalbe equally?

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted August 25, 2013 - 6:08pm

On a Ladies piece a Black dial is not common.

mybulova_admin
Posted August 26, 2013 - 7:03am

Club 5000Panel Member

Also a Debutante, but advert is dated 1957.Advert indicates charcoal dial.

1957 Buova Debutante

acsordasjr
Posted August 26, 2013 - 8:41am

What were the production dates for the dolly madison (Start and end)?

mybulova_admin
Posted August 27, 2013 - 7:13am

Club 5000Panel Member

It may not be 100% accurate, but we have adverts here on myBulova.com for the Dolly Madison ranging from 1935 to 1962. A google magazine search also shows adverts from 1931 to 1963.

So at this stage 1931 to 1963.

acsordasjr
Posted August 27, 2013 - 7:17am

Fantastic. Thanks for the info.