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New Bulova watch ads 1940-1949

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

JimDon5822
Posted December 29, 2018 - 8:47pm

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.

 

JimDon5822
Posted December 29, 2018 - 9:10pm

The Boston Globe (Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States of America) · 18 Jun 1944

1944 Navigator Black Dial (Ad confirming Navigator came with black dial.)

mybulova_admin
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Posted January 1, 2019 - 9:17pm

Not sure if we have this advert already but shows the Bulova 'Lord Springfield' model from 1948.

1948 Bulova Lord Springfield

JimDon5822
Posted January 9, 2019 - 8:56pm

Interesting ad from 1944.  The dial is unusual as the minute track is in 5 min intervals vs the regular military issue that has a 10 minute interval tracker.   The closest dial match appears to be these unknowns but without the shading showing in the ad.  Could be a stock photo of a non-bulova watch but thought it was worth posting just in case.

https://www.mybulova.com/watches/1939-unknown-9468

https://www.mybulova.com/watches/1939-unknown-9746

 

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Kathy L.
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Posted February 25, 2019 - 10:23pm

07 Dec 1945, Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, Penn.  The Arlette, Mayflower, Lady Springfield.

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Kathy L.
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Posted February 22, 2019 - 1:43pm

10 Aug 1944 Daily News, New York.  The Warrior, Dolly Madison, Conrad.

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Kathy L.
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Posted February 22, 2019 - 2:51pm

30 Apr 1944 Daily News, New York.  White dial "Black Hawk", "Molly Stark"

29 Nov 1944, Daily News, New York.  Molly Stark, Martha Washington, Conrad

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Kathy L.
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Posted February 26, 2019 - 5:51pm

15 Dec 1944 Daily News, New York.  "Rosanne" and 10 Aug 1945 The Morning Post, New Jersey.  "Mary Lee", "Dolores", "Goddess of Time"

 

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Kathy L.
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Posted February 22, 2019 - 2:45pm

13 Feb 1944 Detroit Free Press, Michigan.  Squadron, President "H" (21 jewel, pink gold filled, grey dial)

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Kathy L.
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Posted March 6, 2019 - 8:08pm

18 Dec 1945 The Daily Mail, Maryland and 16 Jul 1946 The Boston Globe, Sonia.  And the bottom one is 2 Apr 1943 Press and Sun Bulletin, Doris.

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Kathy L.
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Posted February 25, 2019 - 10:25pm

17 Dec 1946 Daily New, New York.  "Baldwin"

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Posted March 10, 2019 - 10:01pm

The Chicago Herald 28 Oct 1949, Mintue Man "B" in pink gold.  Sioux City Journal 2 Sep 1949, Minute Man "D" in yellow gold.

JimDon5822
Posted March 13, 2019 - 10:20pm

The Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, Maryland) · 4 Feb 1945, Sun 

 

JimDon5822
Posted March 13, 2019 - 10:21pm

The Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, Maryland) · 4 Feb 1945, Sun

JimDon5822
Posted March 13, 2019 - 10:24pm

The Indianapolis News (Indianapolis, Indiana) · 12 Oct 1945, Fri

 

JimDon5822
Posted March 13, 2019 - 10:29pm

The Vancouver Sun (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) · 14 Dec 1945, Fri

 

JimDon5822
Posted March 13, 2019 - 11:10pm

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) · 9 Sep 1945, Sun ·

1945 Golden Eagle in 10kt gold filled.   New model year for this name.  This case closely matches an unknown but is 14ktl

Daily News (New York, New York) · 5 Dec 1945, Wed

 

JimDon5822
Posted March 13, 2019 - 11:05pm

Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Michigan) · 14 Feb 1946, Thu

1946 Golden Eagle.  14kt gold filled in yellow and rose gold.

 

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 18, 2019 - 10:16pm

Evening star. [volume], October 03, 1941

Bulova "The Elizabeth', Cambridge, Newton

1941 Bulova, Elizabeth, Cambridge, Newton

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 18, 2019 - 10:25pm

1941 Bulova "Med Officer"

1941 Bulova Med Officer

 

mybulova_admin
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Posted April 18, 2019 - 10:37pm

1941 Bulova Commodore

1941 Bulova Commordore

JimDon5822
Posted April 27, 2019 - 9:54pm

Asheville Citizen-Times (Asheville, North Carolina) · 21 Dec 1945, Fri

1945 Bulova Cocktail Watch 14KT Rose Gold with Rubies and Diamonds.

 

JimDon5822
Posted April 27, 2019 - 10:02pm

Daily News (New York, New York) · 11 May 1945, Fri 

1945 Bulova Cocktail Watch

 

JimDon5822
Posted May 11, 2019 - 12:08am

The Plain Speaker 

Hazleton, Pennsylvania


09 Nov 1945, Fri 

1945 Bulova Cocktail Watch

JimDon5822
Posted May 14, 2019 - 9:51pm

Daily News (New York, New York) · 12 Dec 1943

 

JimDon5822
Posted May 14, 2019 - 10:21pm

This looks like a 1941 Watertite but the ad calls it a 1941 Senator.  The fact that is good for Sportsman  probably indicates waterproof.  I wonder if this is the Watertite with applied hour markers and gold hands.  It certainly looks applied markers.    Thoughts? 

The Central New Jersey Home News (New Brunswick, New Jersey) · 27 Nov 1941

 

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted May 14, 2019 - 10:59pm

Would be nice to get a confirmation advert from another source, as some newspapers got these badly wrong. Still you could certainly be onto something as we have struggled finding an advert example with applied numbers instead of lumed.

JimDon5822
Posted May 15, 2019 - 11:43pm

It is a dead end.  I found the exact ad at several other newspapers where they changed the name to Watertite.