Bulova 1951 Academy Award

Submitted by Kathy L. on January 21, 2021 - 4:28pm
Manufacture Year
1951
Movement Model
6BC
Movement Jewels
21
Case Serial No.
0288878
Case shape
CornerCut
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Crystal Details
CC287
Gender
Ladies
Additional Information

One more checked off my list : ) Like this one in white https://mybulova.com/watches/1951-academy-award-10734 and this one https://mybulova.com/watches/1951-academy-award-10537

This is either the "FF" or "GG".  

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plainsmen
Posted January 21, 2021 - 4:52pm

I'll go with the FF for double the fun!

neetstuf-4-u
Posted January 21, 2021 - 5:29pm

Sweet! Well, we previously christened your white gold example as "FF", so logic would call this one "GG" if a variant is assigned.

1951 AA "GG"

You are almost there :o)

JimDon5822
Posted January 21, 2021 - 8:14pm

Nice pair of AA's.   1951 Bulova Academy Award "GG"

Geoff Baker
Posted January 21, 2021 - 9:23pm

Hang on, how did we arrive at GG? Is there an advert?

Kathy L.
Posted January 22, 2021 - 1:49am

In reply to by Geoff Baker

You are correct, there is not an ad for the "GG".  I wasn't suggesting we ID this as "GG" just that it is my opinion it is either the "FF" or the "GG".  My personal gut feeling is that Bulova most likely advertised the yellow gold version which would be the "FF".  If we went with that assumption now that we have a yellow example we would ID this as the "FF" and move the two white models to the generic Academy Award section.  Just my thoughts on it : ) Or visa versa and leave the white models as "FF" and move this to a generic AA.

Geoff Baker
Posted January 22, 2021 - 10:52pm

In reply to by Kathy L.

Aha, I thought I was missing something....I'm staying generic. 1951 Bulova Academy Award

jabs
Posted January 22, 2021 - 3:34pm

1951 Bulova Academy Award

mybulova_admin
Posted January 23, 2021 - 12:15am

Based on this Bulova Academy Award "FF" watch entry I say we ID this as the Academy Award "GG", at least until we prove they are the other way around.

The are 100% "FF" and "GG" we just need to confirm which is which.

Kathy L.
Posted January 23, 2021 - 10:40am

In reply to by mybulova_admin

I agree also, just didn't think we would without an ad but I think there is enough evidence with the pricelist to do so.