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New Bulova watch ads 1920-1929

Post all of your new Bulova watch ads from 1920-1929 here.

plainsmen
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Posted April 13, 2018 - 1:34am

The Courier-News Bridgewater, NJ 13 Dec 1929

plainsmen
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Posted April 13, 2018 - 1:39am

The Sedalia Democrat 
(Sedalia, Missouri)

12 May 1929, Sun

plainsmen
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Posted April 13, 2018 - 1:42am

The Curior-News Bridgewater, NJ June 7, 1929

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Kathy L.
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Posted April 13, 2018 - 5:27pm

September 2, 1927 Wyoming State Tribune

plainsmen
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Posted April 18, 2018 - 1:43am

The Pittsburgh Press, Sep 20, 1929 - Glenford

Alex
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Posted April 25, 2018 - 9:57am

Hmmmm, Please be aware that newspaper ads are plagued by mistakes. The Few ads above identified Bulova “Sports” clearly indicates the brand “Fontain” in the dial, so definitively is not a valid identification. Cross checks are needed!u

plainsmen
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Posted April 25, 2018 - 10:25am

We are aware... there are many many watches that are mistakenly identified in ads in the thousands of newspaper ads I look at.

plainsmen
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Posted April 25, 2018 - 11:46pm

The_Oshkosh_Northwestern_Fri__Oct_11__1929 - "General Pershing"

 

mybulova_admin
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Posted September 1, 2018 - 11:08pm

1926 The smallest watch in the world as presented to Queen Marie of Rumania and awarded to Miss America beauty contest of 1926.

The watch was so small (size of a penny) that to wind it, you rotated the entire back case which was directly connected to the mainspring. The hairspring is said to have been one third the thickness of a normal spring.

1926 Bulova smallest watch in the world.

...and the watch in question which was valued at $1000 (equivalent to $14,200 today)

1926 Bulova Smallest watch in the world worn by Irene Bordoni

Geoff Baker
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Posted September 2, 2018 - 11:27am

....and I kind of want one now. How COOL!!