Bulova 1950 Debutante

Submitted by denupnorth on April 11, 2015 - 3:21pm
Manufacture Year
1950
Movement Model
6BL
Movement Jewels
17
Movement Serial No.
-
Case Serial No.
627164
Case shape
Square
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Crystal Details
GLASS ORIGINAL12.45MM SQUARE
Gender
Mens
Additional Information

1950 Debutante

Case back:BULOVA,L0 and serial#

Inside case back:BULOVA,10K ROLLED GOLD PLATE BEZEL,STAINLESS BACK,NEW YORK

6BL 17 jewel movement is dated L0

Band seems to be original and is marked KREISLER .025 GOLD CONTENT U.S. PATENT. 2,064,760

BULOVA SIGNED CROWN

 

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1955mercury
Posted April 11, 2015 - 6:25pm

You have a Debutante Den.

I have one of these also but it needs a band.

 

William Smith
Posted April 11, 2015 - 7:59pm

  Looks like you even got the original bracelet.  Cool.  The ad above is 1948.
In the November 1954 monthly price list supplement, there's one Debutante w/ a new/updated price.

By the Spring 1955 price list quarterly, there's two entries for Debutante at a new/updated price.  Note the Yellow Debutante "A" from Nov 1954 is 5787 and the Yellow Debutante "A" from Spring 1955 is 5136.  This makes me thing there were two slightly different "A" variants out there at this time. Don't know how early this started.  
1955 Spring new/updated price section.

Also in the Spring 1955 cumulative model section, there are several Debutante variants listed.  The two 5787 "A"s have two different prices. 


 

Geoff Baker
Posted April 12, 2015 - 5:16am

Pretty little watch Denis, I'd say she's a Debutante. Wonderful condition.

jabs
Posted April 12, 2015 - 8:32am

Debutante, good find

Andersok
Posted April 12, 2015 - 8:33am

Agree with Debutante

denupnorth
Posted April 12, 2015 - 11:26am

The crystal is badly chipped on one corner but if I decide to change it I would want a glass replacement