Bulova 1951 Academy Award

Submitted by Kathy L. on February 3, 2019 - 6:41pm
M
Manufacture Year
1951
Movement Model
5AD
Movement Jewels
21
Movement Serial No.
-
Case Serial No.
I058105
Case shape
Tonneau
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Crystal Details
Tonneau
Gender
Ladies
Additional Information

I believe this is an Academy Award "M".  This is a tiny little watch like the "KK", smaller than the "A" or "B" size.  The lines of the lugs look different at different angles so I will add a second shot.  

The case is 10K gold filled and dated stamped L1.  The 5AD 21 jewel movement is dated stamped L1 as well.  The movement is working, it started up when I took it out but there is something wrong with the stem.  It will turn the hands but does not set back in to wind.  I will be looking into getting that fixed.  The case didn't come with it.  It is a recent purchase as well.

 

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Kathy L.
Posted February 3, 2019 - 6:42pm

In case anyone wants to see the inside of the case.

Geoff Baker
Posted February 4, 2019 - 5:38am

It's a beauty Kathy. 'M' looks like a good match.

1951 Bulova Academy Award M

Kathy L.
Posted February 10, 2019 - 4:33pm

In reply to by Geoff Baker

Thank you Geoff!  These ("M" and "KK") are much prettier in person than they look in the listings.  

neetstuf-4-u
Posted February 4, 2019 - 12:35pm

Sweet! 

1951 Bulova Academy Award "M"

jabs
Posted February 4, 2019 - 2:19pm

1951 Bulova Academy Award "M", nice addition

Andersok
Posted February 4, 2019 - 7:17pm

I'd also agree with the 'M' variant. Very nice watch with box!