Bulova 1962 Accutron SpaceView "B"

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3
Variant: 
B
Manufacture Year: 
1962
Movement Model: 
214
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
E10652
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
Genuine Bulova Accutron Spaceview "B" 1210-E3 Yellow Dot Crystal 30.55mm
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

USA Made M2(1962) Spaceview 'B". Watch is in Stainless Steel/w Correct SS Applied Logo Kreisler Coffin Link Bracelet.This watch was handed down to me and was originally purchsed by my Grandfather. This Spaceview "B" has the correct 30.55 Yellow Dot Crystal, correct 214 movement Dated M1 (1961)/w the correct snap back setting stem only seen on M0-M2 accutrons. The Yellow Dot hands are original/w the Gold Centers and somewhat faded but original Yellow Paint. Also as noted in the pic, original Yellow Dot hands (Minute hand and second hand are curved at the tips). The M1 movement has the correct 5 solder point 3 wire electronics box with the Transister at the bottom which is only found on M0-M2 movements and has no patent markings at the bottom of this movement which is common for these early movements. Advertsied as Style # 21013 with Case # 2362. This Spaceview "B" was serviced in 2010 (phased only with no parts replaced) so it runs great. It sat in a family case from 1976 when my Grandafther died till 2010 when I became the caretaker of it. 

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William Smith
Posted November 6, 2016 - 12:11am

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Thanks for taking the time sharing this info.  It will help us with our future ID'ing.
 

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SpaceviewM2
Posted June 7, 2018 - 12:09pm

M1 movements but one example looks more like a M3 Spaceview now even if the case says M2 and the movement says M1. 

 

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Captain Crandall
Posted November 3, 2016 - 1:41am

These might help with IDing the 214's first two years...

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William Smith
Posted November 6, 2016 - 12:13am

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Great Info all around!  
I'm three ticks as ID'ed!