Bulova 1957 Martha Washington

Submitted by davemotohead on January 20, 2013 - 12:33am
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Manufacture Year
1957
Movement Model
L7
Movement Date Code
Square
Movement Jewels
21
Movement Serial No.
-
Case Serial No.
T153791
Case shape
Other
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Gender
Ladies
Additional Information

It seems to work and could not find it in the data base,,it has a speidel band and seems to have a diamond in in the center of each flower,,Anyone know anything about this watch?

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mybulova_admin
Posted January 20, 2013 - 12:35am

Pretty sure I've seen an advert for this....now to find it.

JP
Posted January 20, 2013 - 12:46am

Can't recall one at the moment but I'll look to see. It is a lovely and different watch.

mybulova_admin
Posted January 21, 2013 - 6:13am

Close to a Marth Washington model. See 1958 advert.

Geoff Baker
Posted January 21, 2013 - 8:03am

I take it the rosettes are part of the band? If so, it seems as if we'd need to see the lug to verify it as a Martha.Can we get a photo less the band Dave?

davemotohead
Posted January 21, 2013 - 6:14pm

The rosettes with the diamond center are part of the watch case itself..if you look at the pictures again you might be able to tell? Thank you for the comments so far.

mybulova_admin
Posted January 25, 2013 - 2:37am

The rosettes are original as we can see from the Martha Washington advert. Unknown based on not having an exact advert or tentative Martha Washington.

Geoff Baker
Posted January 25, 2013 - 5:42am

Unknown

William Smith
Posted January 25, 2013 - 3:18pm

Admin- is this the 1958 ad snippet you reference above for Martha Washington "I" ??  Next to subject watch. Click for full ad.

Similar, but the Martha Washington is tonneau.  Unknown jewel count for subject watch.
Unknown from me for now...

mybulova_admin
Posted January 25, 2013 - 10:43pm

In reply to by William Smith

It is Will and the only advert we have that shows the same rosettes. Note the "I" variant.

Tentative Martha Washington is my call.....variant unknown.

DarHin
Posted January 26, 2013 - 1:10am

FWIW I don't see any Martha Washington's that take a square crystal in my crystal catalogs from this time period. Granted, I haven't searched them all.