Bulova 1953 Empress

Submitted by William Smith on January 25, 2012 - 9:47pm
E
Manufacture Year
1953
Movement Model
5AD
Movement Jewels
21
Movement Serial No.
-
Case Serial No.
50265
Case shape
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Gender
Ladies
Additional Information

Case Back:  14K Bulova L3  50265   Inside Case Back: Just perlage and lots of jewelers marks

Case measures 14.5mm wide (not counting crown) by 27mm lug tip to tip.
Crystal is 10.6mm x 10.6mm square.

Dial: Bulova    Mvnt: 5AD Bulova USA 21 Jewels L3

Six diamonds, Nice peroid-close band w/ 4 diamonds

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William Smith
Posted January 26, 2012 - 2:29am

Not La Petite B, nor G (1959 ads) nor D (1958 ad) nor La Petite I from 1959 ad.  Looks kinda like Roxanne's little sister.   I'm individually searching ads from 1950 thru 1959 for ad---case looks similar to 1962 ad for La Petite K but 23 jewels.

 

GVP
Posted January 26, 2012 - 4:48am

 Petite K has twisted lugs so can rule that one out

 

JimDon5822
Posted October 13, 2019 - 4:39pm

Thanks to the new 1953 ad from Texas Lady.  

1953 Empress "E"

TexasLady
Posted October 13, 2019 - 5:46pm

Well done, JimDon........you nailed another one.   Thank you for recognizing my ad work.

Kathy L.
Posted October 13, 2019 - 6:35pm

Nice ad match.

1953 Bulova Empress "E"

neetstuf-4-u
Posted October 13, 2019 - 10:06pm

1953 Bulova Empress "E"