radiomuseum.org
Please click your language flag. Bitte Sprachflagge klicken.

History of the manufacturer  

Bulova Watch Corp.; Woodside (NY)

As a member you can upload pictures (but not single models please) and add text.
Both will display your name after an officer has activated your content, and will be displayed under «Further details ...» plus the text also in the forum.
Name: Bulova Watch Corp.; Woodside (NY)    (USA)  
Abbreviation: bulova
Summary:

Bulova Watch Corp., One Bulova Avenue, Woodside, New York 11377.
Basically a watch maker, later clock radios.

Founded: 1875
Production: 1928 -
History:
Bulova Watch Corp. was founded in 1875 by Joseph Bulova.
In 1926 Bulova produces the nation's first radio commercial, "At the tone, it's 8 P.M., B-U-L-O-V-A, Bulova watch time."
In 1928 the first clock radio was introduced.
In 1935 Joseph Bulova dies.
In 1944 Josephs son Ardé Bulova founded a watchmaking school for disabled veterans, the "Joseph Bulova School", which was openend in 1945.
1968: The Bulova Satellite Clock was the world's first public clock regulated by time signals from orbiting satellites.
1979: Bulova becomes a subsidiary of "Loews Corporation".


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  33 600 51   
USA  34 601 51   
USA  34 605 51   
USA  34 610 51   
USA  31 C751 51   
USA  31 M501 51   
USA  32 M701 51   
USA  55 The Companion 249 1R5  Laathercase with strap 
USA  59 160 12BE6   
USA  59 170 12BE6   
USA  59 180 [Black] 12BE6  Bulova 180 is an AC operated combined clock radio. With appliance outlet. There wer... 
USA  59 330 12BE6  dual speakers and phono receptacle 

[rmxhdet-en]
  
rmXorg