Hand made to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the introduction of Bulovas' revolutionary Accutron watches in 1960. Perfect A beautifull ladies Bulova Accutron Snorkel Diver with a bakelite bezel. The Spaceview became by accident the most famous one. The Accutron was a design that Bulova decided to produce. Your email address will not be published. {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}.

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This vintage timepiece was released in the 1960s. The moving prongs cause a change in the magnetic field, resulting in a shift in the direction of the current. Accutron collectors and people looking to get a cool collectible have been buying these watches as soon as they are hitting the dealer showrooms.

When compared to other vintage watches, the Spaceview is collectible and cheap.

Bulova first introduced its Snorkel diver in 1961. The original ring was Cal 214 but has been updated to Cal 218. The watch may look similar to the original 214 Accutron Spaceview from the 1960’s, however this model … The Bulova Accutron Spaceview is the first electronic watch in the world. The Accutron display model dealers used to show the technique behind the watch, became the one people wanted to have.

The unique case measures 42 mm wide, making it larger than many sports watches. Today, Bulova offers the Accutron II. Bulova has stopped producing some of the spare parts. A like new Bulova 50th Anniversary Spaceview Accutron with the handmade 214 movement. An article that I recommend all of you interested in watch history and the Bulova Accutron Tuning Fork. Accutron is world's first electronic watch. Electromechanical tuning fork movement made in Switzerland, it was the first fully electronic watch in the world. Bulova Accutron Spaceview with stainless steel case, an exceptionally rare watch designed and produced in 1975 to commemorate Joseph Bulova's 100th anniversary.

Bulova showed their first Accutron watch to the public on the 25th of October 1960. That's the strength of an icon watch! Bulova Accutron Spaceview watches will help you spend your time with the right people. Required fields are marked *, Your rating A like new Bulova 50th Anniversary Spaceview Accutron with the handmade 214 movement. View cart for details.

The watch comes on the original Accutron signed Crocodile strap with signed buckle. Despite it's retail price of $ 5,000 each, they were all sold out even before going into production. These were only made in 1 production run commemorating the 100th anniversary of Joseph going into business in New York City For many people, wristwatches are an illustration of your personality. Accutron clocks have been used in the American army ships and Air Force One. The movement in the watch is a hand assembled Accutron calibre 214 with the legendary tuning fork mechanism. This made it possible for Bulova to give each Accutron buyer a written guarantee of accuracy to a minute a month.

Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. Their most famous watch is without a doubt the Accutron, a predecessor to the quartz watch, which experienced the height of its popularity in the 1960s. How it came about, what role it played in horology history and what made this timepiece so intriguing and fascinating. This vintage timepiece was released in the 1960s. In today’s market, the Bulova Accutron Spaceview is a vintage collection. Bulova Accutron Spaceview is fitted with tuning fork design.

After being redesigned in the late 60's to withstand pressure to a depth of 666 feet, it was rebranded as the Oceanographer Snorkel. Although Bulova lost the race of being NASA's official watch for all manned space missions, the Accutron technology has been used during the space missions between 1958 and 1969. Date @3 o'clock. Hand made to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the introduction of Bulovas' revolutionary Accutron watches in 1960. This limited edition model is one of only 1000 units being made.

So dealers removed the dials on some of their Bulova watches to meet this demand. Despite it's retail price of $ 5,000 each, they were all sold out even before going into production. On original Accutron signed steel bracelet. In 2010, when Bulova celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Accutron, they released a limited (1,000) and numbered range of Spaceview. And how it was the inspiration for the Centre Pompidou in Paris, France that was built in de late 1960's. https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/reinventing-time-original-bulova-accutron.

The larger case style is referred to a "cushion" which measures 39mm in width and 42mm lug tip to tip.

Rare Bulova Accutron 100 Anniversary watch, circa 1975, Bulova Accutron large oval shaped Spaceview watch, Vintage Bulova Snorkel ladies watch circa 1972. Because of the Biblical connotations of its 666 foot depth rating, the Bulova Snorkel is sometimes referred to as the 'Devil Diver'. Omega was one of the brands that used a tuning fork movement in their Seamaster f300Hz watches, using the pattented Accutron technology.

For decades, this American manufacturer has prided themselves on impressively precise watches. A good relationship with time changes your outlook on life. The original Accutron Spaceview is an electronic watch with a tuning fork regulation system. The watch does not have a crown, and setting the time is done in the case back. It was an exact replica of the 1960 model.

Electromagnetic forces power a steel tuning fork from a battery. This is the second of the re-issued Accutrons that I have been able to offer for sale. The watch also comes with all the original packaging and shipping boxes. The Accutron was a design that Bulova decided to produce. The Bulova Accutron Spaceview is the first electronic watch in the world. Something went wrong. crown). The first Spaceview watches did not have a dial. In August 2020 HODINKEE wrote an indepth article on the Bulova Accutron. The Spaceview is a unique piece of horological history. Inventor of the famous Accutron tuning fork movements. The movement of the watch is fantastic. 214 | Cal. A rare and sold out collectors item. Bulova 50th Anniversary Accutron Spaceview watch, complete - Used and Vintage Watches for Sale A rare and sold out collectors item.