1951 BULOVA Case back:10K GOLD FILLED,BULOVA,L1 Inside case back:BULOVA FIFTH AVE NEW YORK 21 jewel 7AA movement is dated A9(also has a dot stamped in front of the A9 marking,I don't know if this means anything) Dial:Bulova,has applied gold #'s and it looks like the hands are mismatched. Sighned BULOVA crown.
Well this is dilemma Academy Award "ZZ" has shaded dial and His Excellency "LL", which has the same case usually has a stainless steel back
another example His Excellency "LL" but with 14k gold
Well spotted merc, another way of ID'ing this model!
While I'm at it, I will post the legal findings regarding the Academy Award, and hope to dispel the myth surrounding it.
In October 1952, AMPAS allowed Bulova to carry on advertising the AA line, as long as they made it clear it was under licence to them (AMPAS). We can see this in the last paragraph of the court findings below, and a later July 1953 advert that shows "C (copyright) A.M.P.A.S. below the Oscar, thus fulfilling the agreement.