Bulova 1964 Accutron Railroad "202"

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.406
Variant: 
202
Manufacture Year: 
1964
Movement Model: 
?
Case Serial No.: 
1-295984
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

I bought this 1964 Accutron Railroad approved from a Dutch Accutron specialist. I wanted to have a watch for daily use and instead of buying a new watch of brand X I decided to go for something special and with history. This was the first Bulova I purchased. Watch is completely cleaned and runs perfectly. The original dial is available as well.

 

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William Smith
Posted August 21, 2014 - 1:57pm

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Good point Ken.  If this case was out in 1964 w/ some other dial, it may have had another model name.  If the 262 and 226 were not in the 1964 Price Lists, then they may not have been available this early.

Geoff Baker
Posted August 24, 2014 - 5:17am

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I think Ken is on to something. I'd go along with the 202 for an ID, after all, Bart has the original dial.

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William Smith
Posted August 24, 2014 - 1:23pm

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Me too, good logic and ad match for period correct model 202.

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William Smith
Posted April 2, 2015 - 2:03pm

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Here's the cumulative section of the Bulova "Fair Trade" price contract modification from Spring 1964.  Ken mentions earlier in thread. 

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bobbee
Posted August 25, 2014 - 7:10am

Yes, great thought process and identification!

202.

mybulova_admin
Posted August 30, 2014 - 6:44am

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Watch updated. Great thought process gents!