Bulova 1923 158

Submitted by mybulova_admin on
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America Standard

25 Years

19K Gold Filled

Filgree Band

Hadley flexible bracelet 1/10 12 KGF - 4 Sapphires

1922 10A Bulova watch
1923 Bulova watch
1923 Bulova watch
1923 Bulova watch
1923 Bulova watch
William Smith
Posted October 9, 2012 - 2:54am

Similar to 158  Very Nice!

Posted October 9, 2012 - 3:40am

Unknown, but you got to love that filigree band!

Very nice, but how did you determine 1922 as a date?

Posted October 9, 2012 - 7:19am

In reply to by OldTicker

Date is an estimate based on the fact that we see 1921 watches marked with 'Bulova W Co.' and 1923 watches marked with 'Bulova Watch Co.'

The case and movement suggest that its pre 1923, thus at this stage I'm going with 1922. I could be wrong but for now I'm going with what I believe it to be.

Part of the panel is to still discuss and agree to a date and model.

The band alone is worth what I paid for it :-) Although something worth thinking about is that the first advert we have showing these filigree bands in about 1928.....all the early 1921/22/23 ladies are all shown with the black silk/clolth straps.

William Smith
Posted October 9, 2012 - 1:15pm

In reply to by FifthAvenueRes…

I can't read a thing on that ad, but it does resemble the blurry eight-sided watch-shape part.

Posted October 9, 2012 - 1:10pm

Beautiful watch. I need to do some more research before making a call on this one.

William Smith
Posted October 11, 2012 - 3:34pm

1923 ad snippet for 156. 

1924 ad Fifth referenced above for 156.

1922 ad snippet for 158.

Posted October 11, 2012 - 3:57pm

Looks like different engraving to the ad, Will.

William Smith
Posted October 11, 2012 - 4:22pm

In reply to by bobbee

yep, on all three ads above.  I just displayed ads mentioned in thread.