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Wilkes Barre Times Leader the Evening News, Tue Dec 23, 1947 - Montgomery and Buckingham
1946 Magazine Ad Page 1 - Martha Washington, Elizabeth, Eleanor, Smart Set, Claire, Arline
1946 Magazine Ad Page 2 - Bruce, Andrew, Squadron, Princeton, Stateman, Craftsman
1942 Bulova Stop-Watch, 17 Jewels, $67.50
First American made stop-watch for the wrist.
Fantastic... finally a name for the "One-Button Chronograph" everyone's been calling it forever.
Daily_News_Tue__Oct_28__1947 - Garfield
The Times Shreveport, Lousiana, Sun May 10, 1942 Midshipman and Regulator
Chicago Tribune, Jan 24, 1943 - Midshipman
The Los Angeles Times Sun Jul 18, 1943 - Midshipman & Minuteman
So... finally an advertisement for the Senator with the alternative dial!
The Minute-Man? Wow... seriously.. that's all you could come up with.
1947 Bulova Her Excellency "A"
1947 Bulova Her Excellency 'Q"
1947 Bulova Her Excellency "T"
1947 Bulova Her Excellency "V"
1947 Bulova His Excellency "DD"
1947 Bulova His Excellency "SS"
1947 Bulova Minute Man "D"
1947 Bulova Patriot
1947 Bulova Lenore
1947 Bulova Marie
1948 Bulova: Co-Ed, Goddess of Time, Christine, Diana, Her Excellnecy "C", Susan, Her Excellency 'O', Alice, Her Excellency 'V'
1948 Bulova: Brewster, Senator, Lexiington, Cambridge, His Excellency 'XX', Playboy, Douglas, His Excellency 'NN', Duncan.
From ebay. Ink Blotter. Date unknown but obviously WWII. Bulova Air Warden and Blackout.
The above ad is from: the Chicago Tribune, MAY, 29, 1946 "DAUPHINE part of the Cocktail Watches.
The above ad is from The Austin America, Austin, Texas, 12 DEC. 1948...
Bulova MAYFLOWER in 14KPink Gold with 1 diamond and 3 rubies.
The above ad is from: Dunkirk Evening Observer, Dunkirk, NY, 19 NOV 1949
It shows the Christine "A"
Ad from the News Journal, Mansfield, OH...JUNE 23, 1944......Elaine and Admiral
1941 - Evening Star DC 28 Sept
Newton | Beatrice
Oct 12, 1944 "Daily News" NY, NY - Commodore
1941 L&C Mayers Catalog
President, Emperor, Senator, Alexander
Don't think I have seen this one on here, 1948 newspaper ad. Her Excellency "U", His Excellency "XX", Her Excellency "A", Marie, Walton, Christine, Franklin, Susan, Chief.
1949 Bulova Embress
1945 Bulova Augusta, set with 2 diamonds.
1948 Bulova Pace-Maker
1941 Bulova Prudence
1940 Bulova Rosebud
Military Miss Ads 1943 and 1944
Look what I found on Newspapers.com : ) American Nurse with the radium dial! Not sure how to search without getting the highlighted box.
1944 American Nurse and Arden.
Smart Set 1946 and 1947 Ads. Shows it was the name for this watch and not a typo in the magazine ad. Also shows there were variants and a yellow version to go with the pink version in the magazine ad.
Rocket Ads from 1944 and 1945. Showing two different dials and that it was a ladies watch. Interesting name for a ladies watch!
1943, 1945, and 1948 ads showing 3 different variants/dials for the Clara Barton
Anita and Duncan 1949
Carol and Tuxedo 1949
1943 Ad from Penn. Elizabeth, Beatrice, Goddess of Time "F", Goddess of Time "N", Dolly Madison, Ethel
Interesting ad from the Honolulu Star-Bulletin (Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America) ·26 Mar 1942. The watch of great interest is the Waterproof one on the right. It is a roman hour marked luminous dial. Very unusual watch that I have not seen before.
I found these three 1943 adverts about limited supply for the war effort interesting.
The bottom print is amazing.
The Evening Sun (Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America) · 1 Mar 1940
I don't recall seeing an ad for a Minuteman with a black dial. Unfortunately no variant listed.
The Windsor Star (Windsor, Ontario, Canada) · 8 Dec 1944
Possible new model name, Warrior. Could be a Canadian market name only.
The Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States of America) · 20 Oct 1946
Daily News (New York, New York, United States of America) · 12 Dec 1946
1946 Goddess of Time
Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States of America) · 2 Sep 1946
Add confirming the "Even Number, Odd Dot" dial for 1946 Treasurer. I assume this is the rose gold one.
The Central New Jersey Home News (New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States of America) · 22 Nov 1946
1946 Audrey (Appears to be a new model year.)
1946 Betsy Ross. (Appears to be a new model compared to the 1948 Betsy Ross)
Daily News (New York, New York, United States of America) · 15 Dec 1946
1946 Debutante. (Looks like this model goes all the way back to 1946)
1946 Excellency "Treasurer" with Even # Odd Dot dial (another confirmation of this model, no color given)
A 1945 Newspaper ad with Janet, Cadet, Goddess of Time, Minute Man, Josephine, Martha Washington, Golden Eagle, Mayflower, Broadcaster, Pocket Watch
1944 NY Daily News
Vivian | Sponsor | Rona | Alderman
Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States of America) · 2 Dec 1945
1945 Navigator (in Pink Rose Gold). Ad confirms the Navigator came in Rose or Pink Gold.