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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

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

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

1941 Jamaica NY Long Island Daily Press

Bulova Nighthawk, WaterTite.

1941 Bulova Nighthawk and Watertite

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bobbee
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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bobbee
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

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".

 

plainsmen
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Posted January 4, 2015 - 12:40pm

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
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Posted February 11, 2015 - 12:44am

June 10, 1944  Three different solid gold 14k watches

Director, Florence, Lady Maxim

plainsmen
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Posted February 21, 2015 - 3:47pm

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

mybulova_admin
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Posted February 23, 2015 - 4:23am

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/

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Posted April 17, 2015 - 12:49pm

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"

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Posted April 17, 2015 - 12:52pm

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

Sausalito News | 17 April 1947

Violet | Douglas

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Posted April 17, 2015 - 12:55pm

Sausalito News | 10 Oct 1946

Princeton | Statesman

mybulova_admin
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Posted July 14, 2015 - 5:40am

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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bobbee
Posted July 14, 2015 - 2:15pm

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

 

mybulova_admin
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Posted June 10, 2017 - 12:20am

1942 Bulova Minute Man "J"

1941 Bulova Minute Man 'J' watch

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Posted February 24, 2018 - 8:07pm

Sears Fall/Winter 1942/43 Phila. Issue

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Posted February 24, 2018 - 8:47pm

Sears Fall/Winter 1942/43 Phila. Issue

 

plainsmen
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Posted April 11, 2018 - 1:08pm

Oh boy now this ad is exciting!  There are at least 2 in here that we've been looking for forever!

The Pittsburgh Press Thu Dec 13 1945  showing the Brau Brummel, American Clipper, and Rocket

 

plainsmen
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Posted April 11, 2018 - 1:10pm

Battle Creek Enquirer Fri  Jul 30, 1943 War Ace, Juliet, Iris

plainsmen
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Posted April 11, 2018 - 6:40pm

The Morning Herald Fri Dec 15 1944 -  Commodore

  

Confirmed different newspaper The_Morning_Call Allentown PA Sun__Dec_10__1944

plainsmen
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Posted April 11, 2018 - 7:03pm

Oakland Tribune Sun Mar 12,1944 -  Lincoln

plainsmen
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Posted April 11, 2018 - 7:14pm

The Philadelphia Inquirer Sun Dec 3, 1944 - Lord Springfield

mybulova_admin
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Posted April 13, 2018 - 11:14pm

So that's what they look like. Nice!

plainsmen
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Posted April 11, 2018 - 7:38pm

News_Journal Mansfield, OH Fri Jun 23, 1944 - Admiral - Elaine

plainsmen
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Posted April 11, 2018 - 7:49pm

Ah... ABOUT TIME I found this model name. I've seen 2 other ads prior to finding this one, but there was no name on them.

The Tribune Seymour, IN Fri  Aug 18, 1944 - SENTRY

plainsmen
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Posted April 11, 2018 - 9:06pm

The Philadelphia Inquirer Thu Nov 23,1944 - Skymaster - Intercepter

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Posted April 13, 2018 - 5:05pm

Don't think I have seen this one on here.  A 1944 advertising postcard.  Goddess of Time, President, Miss America.

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Posted April 13, 2018 - 5:04pm

1947 Borchert Field Ad - Goddess of Time, President, Andrew

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Posted April 13, 2018 - 5:08pm

1943 Borchert Field Score Card Ad - Conrad, President "A", President "K"

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Posted April 13, 2018 - 5:14pm

April 23, 1942, The Tulia Herald, Tulia, Texas - Ranger, Priscilla 

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Posted April 13, 2018 - 5:39pm

September 1942 - Air Warden

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Posted April 14, 2018 - 11:19am

Matches Shirley and Brigadier from 1949

plainsmen
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Posted April 13, 2018 - 10:23pm

The Minneapolis Star Fri Dec 13, 1946

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Posted April 14, 2018 - 11:14am

1941 Ad was Postmarked Oct. 25, 1940 - President

plainsmen
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Posted April 17, 2018 - 12:51am

St. Louis Post Dispatch, Sun Oct  4, 1942

The Lord Milburn is a mistake on the newspaper.  It should be a Benrus Lord Milburn.

I am trying to see about the "Worlds Fair"

mybulova_admin
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Posted April 21, 2018 - 2:28am

Do you think they both might actually be Benrus and someone doing up the mat ads goit it wrong. We certainly have never come across these before.

plainsmen
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Posted April 21, 2018 - 2:31am

mybulova_admin wrote:

Do you think they both might actually be Benrus and someone doing up the mat ads goit it wrong. We certainly have never come across these before.

Really could be mate... I'm cool with dumping them... but thought I'd put them up for propriety's sake anyway... something to discuss.

plainsmen
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Posted April 17, 2018 - 1:33am

These two ads from different papers in different states (IN, KY, UT) may throw a wrench in things a little...

1942

The_Owensboro_Messenger, Kentucky - Fri, Oct 9, 1942

and

Palladium Item, Indiana - Fri, Jan 16, 1942

also

The Pittsburgh Press, PA - Thu, Dec 18, 1941

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Posted April 17, 2018 - 2:55am

Nice finds!  I have been looking for something like the Apollo for a watch I added a couple of days ago.  I think it might be an Apollo : )

plainsmen
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Posted April 17, 2018 - 9:16pm

Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, PA, Dec 23, 1947

Montgomery & Buckingham

 

plainsmen
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Posted April 21, 2018 - 2:37am

The Wellsboro Gazette, PA Wed Dec 14, 1949 - Drake

I know it sucks but it's the only "Drake" ad I could find so far.

mybulova_admin
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Posted April 24, 2018 - 9:35am

1946 Bulova Golden Eagle

1946 Bulova Golden Eagle

1946 Bulova Golden Eagle

mybulova_admin
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Posted April 24, 2018 - 9:43am

1946 Bulova Francine

1946 Bulova Francine watch

plainsmen
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Posted April 25, 2018 - 11:48pm

Wilkes Barre Times Leader the Evening News, Tue Dec 23, 1947 - Montgomery and Buckingham