Bulova 1976 Priscilla

Submitted by TexasLady on July 15, 2021 - 12:49pm
K
Manufacture Year
1976
Movement Model
6CF
Movement Jewels
17
Case Serial No.
-
Case shape
Round
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Gender
Ladies
Additional Information

Lady's Pendant Watch in yellow gold tone finish with one Diamond at the 12 o' clock position.

Signature:  Crown, Dial, inside case and Movement(N-6)

Stamped inside case:  2692

BULOVA WATCH CO
BASE METAL
W. GERMANY

FACE 7-15-2021
BACK700 7-15-2021
INSIDE700
crown700
Andersok
Posted July 16, 2021 - 7:28am

Very similar to the Priscilla line of pendant watches. Oddly, I cannot find these in the 70s ads/linebooks.

So, I went back to the 60s books and found this as the Priscilla 'K'.

LB-170 1969

LB170_1969_PriscillaK

Is your movement silver or gold plated? The 6CF looks to be a 60s era movement.

 

Andersok
Posted July 16, 2021 - 11:18am

In reply to by TexasLady

This is a strange one. By the 70s, Bulova models would have a gold color movement (Caravelle was still using the silver color).

So, a model that was advertised in the 60s using a proper 60s silver color movement, but stamped N6 for 1976. It doesn't add up. And, since these cases did not have a datestamp, the movement is the only way to date it.

TexasLady
Posted July 16, 2021 - 8:40am

Another photo of movement: 6CH  N-6

movement 7-16-2021

mybulova_admin
Posted July 18, 2021 - 2:30am

Probably just my eye sight or the fuzzy image, but it also looks like a M6 which would make more sense. 

TL can you please post a better photo of the movement for date code confrimation.

mybulova_admin
Posted July 18, 2021 - 2:36am

So the 1972 ABC case reference book has 2692 listed, meaning it must have existed prior 1972 (1976 cases would not be listed)

2692 is listed as housing a 6CF, so that's correct.

Priscilla 'K' looks to be a good match, but the year may be a determining factor with a name change.

JimDon5822
Posted July 19, 2021 - 8:26pm

the Priscilla K looks to be the most logical model.  Could be a movement swap at some point.