Bulova 1964 Accutron

3/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1964
Movement Model: 
214H
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
1-222266
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
Clear 30.1mm Armored
Additional Information: 

Swiss Made, The movement is stamped "214H" "BULOVA"  and "SWISS MADE", It has silver bar hands (The swiss used silver hands with silver cases and gold hands with the gold cases and only the USA made had white hands), The crystal is armored with a silver tension ring, The Dial is a Sliver dial face with "SWISS" printed in black lettering under the 6 o'clock marker. It has a Stainless Steel case #454.

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Accutronitis
Posted October 10, 2014 - 1:51pm

All right Bobbee THIS one is a perfect match to "D" in the Swiss ad and i mean perfect ! lol

JP
Posted October 10, 2014 - 4:39pm

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214 Accutron "D" for sure.

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bobbee
Posted October 10, 2014 - 7:57pm

Different strap!

Good match, great watch.

Unknown.

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Accutronitis
Posted October 10, 2014 - 8:53pm

Very funny ! lol

Geoff Baker
Posted October 11, 2014 - 4:43am

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Accutron

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William Smith
Posted October 11, 2014 - 1:14pm

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Closest thing I've seen is the 21258 (D) in the root record ad.  

Accutron ...with the 21258 seen in comments, as its not a "variant" so probably shouldn't go in the variant field.

 IMO the accutrons in this series of ads are just too beautiful for them not to have some kind of model name. Could it be a "number" for the name?  Maybe, but I doubt the model name is the same as the unique Bulova number 21258 for this example.

I'm still amazed we have not found more Bulova price lists.  These things were sent out by Bulova monthly  (supplements) and quarterly each year. They were contract modifications, so to speak (fixed price contract mod).  Based on cover page of lists we have, it appears they were sent to every US Bulova dealer/distributor.  They couldn't have all gotten thrown away.......

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bobbee
Posted October 11, 2014 - 2:30pm

I don't think Bulova gave the Acutron's names, except for the Astronauts and Deep Seas and Snorkels and...?

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William Smith
Posted October 11, 2014 - 2:35pm

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agreed....probably a three digit model number for the name.  Not nearly as glamorous as a nice model (series) name, but a three digit number/name is better than unique internal Bulova model number.

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Accutronitis
Posted October 18, 2014 - 8:22pm

This is not a "Astronaut"............

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William Smith
Posted October 18, 2014 - 9:56pm

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It was a drop-down blunder.  Admin or Geoff probably meant to select Accutron, and accidently selected the adjacent model name.