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Bulova 1965 La Petite "K"

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13.6L x 10.5W; Internally faceted border



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Bulova Lds 23j 5AR 10KY Gold Plate M5_M4 T-02940 stem wind USA

Case w/o crown:  17.10L x 14.10W x 5.05D mm cushion shape w/o decorative leaf motif lugs, crown, or crystal

Case material:  10K Yellow and White Gold Plate

Crown:  4.05mm; Signed “B”; Yellow Gold Plate

Crystal in watch:  16.60L x 10.50W mm w/internally faceted border

Lugs:  13.05 mm each in length, w/single 2.5 mm hole on end for band attachment.  Lugs are stylized florentine leaf pattern.  Each side has two each .01 carat diamonds in 3-prong settings.

Movement:  1955; no serial number; 23 jewels; signed BULOVA; M5; USA

Inside Back:   watchmakers dates:  11/19/82 and 5/84

Back:   Precision snap. Engraved: 10KT Rolled Gold Plate; Bulova; M4; T02940

Bracelet: Engraved on foldover clasp:  Top 1/20 10KT G.F.; Kreisler; USA; Botm. Stainless; w/safety chain

Note:  Does not run.  Balance rotates and is responsive to puff of air.  Slightly springs back if gently rotated a fraction of a turn.  Stem sets hands, and turns mainspring.

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1955 Bulova watch
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1955 Bulova watch
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1955 Bulova watch
Panel Member
Posted May 8, 2019 - 2:15pm

I think your watch is La Petite "K" like this one

Case is marked M4 and movement M5, therefore your watch is 1965 Bulova La Petite "K"

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Posted May 8, 2019 - 2:19pm

Hi Jabs

Thank you for clearing up how to date a watch for me...the youngest date prevails I am getting.  As far as listing 1955 instead of 1965---just me being careless.  Anyway to edit that?  Thank you again

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Posted May 8, 2019 - 2:36pm


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Posted May 8, 2019 - 2:47pm

You're the man, thanx

Geoff Baker
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Posted May 9, 2019 - 8:54am

Nice advert match Jaroslav

1965 Bulova La Petite K

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Posted May 9, 2019 - 9:23am

1965 Bulova La Petite K 

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Kathy L.
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Posted May 10, 2019 - 10:36am

1965 Bulova La Petite “K”