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xaguilax

#Bulova - Accutron - 1972 - first electronic watch operated by a tuning fork.

Before Quartz was invented! This one is slightly modified to take modern batteries. Running beautifully after 50 years. Caliber 218 (versus the most c...
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HeroShrew

Accutron - Spaceview Evolution

I assume others are also waiting on dimensions for this new version... Such a cool movement that should have carved out a niche market and defined the...
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myretrowatches

Before and after!

Project a few years ago. Bulova 218 tuning fork. Was originally a donor watch but I ended up fully restoring it inside and out. Now it hums nicely and...
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WatchTherapy

Hi everyone!

I've loved watched all my life. I remember as a kid wandering in the mall and finding myself in a watch store staring through the glass at the busy di...
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skydave

New Accutron Spaceview 214 arrived today

I've been eagerly awaiting the arrival of a 1969 (M9) Vintage Accutron Spaceview 214, and today was the day. The previous owner had put a new old-stoc...
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RobertWood

A watch story

My father got this watch in 1975, the first year he announced the Battle of Flowers Band Festival in San Antonio. He was the announcer of that festiva...
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Catskinner

Was I wrong about PVD?

When I bought my "Lobster" Bulova Accutron II I thought that its PVD coating will scratch badly within weeks. Surprisingly it seems to be holding very...
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EricCigar55

Bulova Accutron Spaceview! Enjoy!

Good morning Watch collectors ! These are my Special Spaceviews ! I started with one that I had purchased Many years ago at a Garage Sale. The guy tho...
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hatchr

Bulova Accutron 214

First post! Here鈥檚 my #wotd , a tuning fork beauty from the 鈥60s. My friend said I should get it skeletonized, but I like it as-is from the factory. H...
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RobertWood

New Bulova Precisionist

This reminds me of the original Accutrons I have with the sweeping second hand. Very cool watch
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