Bulova 1930 Miss America

Submitted by Janet on
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Case is 27.5mm X 16.5mm not including crown.    Lug end to lug end is 31mm .   Lance band  I think this is a "MISS AMERICA" - ad from Saturday Evening Post  - left hand side    image 13 of 36

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Posted December 24, 2012 - 2:24am

Agree Miss America.

Geoff Baker
Posted December 24, 2012 - 5:41am

...there she goes....Miss America.

Posted December 24, 2012 - 5:52pm

She sure gets my vote Miss America. Nice one Janet

Posted June 24, 2015 - 8:37am

This movement SN is incorrect.

It should be 900301 or 307.

It has been read upside down, as all numbers should ALWAYS be read from the nearest edge of bridge/cock, as below in this expanded and inverted pic of the movement's SN.


William Smith
Posted June 24, 2015 - 1:12pm

In reply to by bobbee

Some numbers have meaning upside down and rightside up, however I doubt this SN starts w/ and "L".

1930 ad snippet previously linked in thread.

Posted July 30, 2015 - 7:52am

You may be right Bobbee.   Let me have a good look at it under magnification and I will get back with my findings.


Posted July 30, 2015 - 9:03am

Hi Janet

Thats one beautiful watch .I do believe it is a Miss America. can I ask , did you just buy that off ebay  ? It looks very much like the one I just lost out on  :-( 

regards George

William Smith
Posted July 30, 2015 - 12:45pm

In reply to by donegd

George, if you check the date of the first comment block, we started discussing this watch ID back in 2012.  Maybe Janet just sold it, but I'm betting it was another similar watch to which your referring.

Posted July 31, 2015 - 3:55am

Hi George - no I did not just buy it - Its part of my Bulova Ladies Collection and I have had it for several years.    It is a really lovelly watch and I still have it.

Hi William - your memory does you proud - it is the one you discussed back in 2012