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Bulova 1948 Loma

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
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Manufacture Year: 

1948

Movement Symbol: 

48 (A8)

Movement Model: 

5AC

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

9312056

Case shape: 

Square

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

10mm square flat top

Gender: 

Ladies

Additional Information

10Kt Yellow Gold Filled case ; 2 diamonds, ~ 0.01ct. each, are set in white (gold?) areas, one in each lug. ; Case measures 27.7 x 14.2mm w/o crown. ; Crown is signed 'Bulova' ; Crystal magnification distorts dial outer minute  register...they looked curved when viewed through crystal and are straight outside of crystal ; White base metal shows on lugs where gold has worn away ; Case inside is marked "Bulova Fifth Ave New York" but was not photo-friendly due to heavy patina ;  I have an idea of what this is and it was hard to find. I will let those who enjoy sleuthing to give it a try...

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1948 Bulova Loma watch
1948 Bulova watch
1948 Bulova watch
1948 Bulova watch
1948 Bulova watch
mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted January 15, 2017 - 12:33am

Looks like a 1948 Bulova Loma (last watch).

Bulova watch vintage advert

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted January 15, 2017 - 6:40am

Looks like a good match to Loma, additional ad from 1948

jabs
Panel Member
Posted January 15, 2017 - 9:04am

Loma

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted January 15, 2017 - 9:11am

Wow, fast work guys!

Loma

JP
Posted January 16, 2017 - 10:13am

Loma

plees1
Posted January 16, 2017 - 10:36am

Now...I am impressed! I thought that would be a hard find, but you did it! Nice work! The first Loma in the database.