Bulova 1968 Accutron SpaceView

3/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1969
Movement Model: 
Accutron
Case Serial No.: 
1-823692 M9
Case shape: 
Round
Not For Sale
slurp 1969 Accutron 09 21 2014
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Slurp
Posted September 11, 2014 - 2:34pm

This was bought in Windhoek South West Africa about 1969/70 and cost 100 South African Rand - it's not going at the moment - got a replacement battery on order and see what happens then, if it does not work will be looking for advice on how to get it fixed - would like to replace the bracelet with the same type, and will also be looking for advice on this as well  - the case is also scratched, it was a working watch when it was first bought and would also like advice on if there is anything that can be done to bring it up to a good standard - the watch is not for sale as I want to keep it and wear it

JP
Posted September 11, 2014 - 5:36pm

Panel Member

looks like one of the space view series.

Slurp
Posted September 11, 2014 - 6:06pm

Remember looking at it in the jewelers window on Kaiser Street, Windhoek, it was a lot of money but didn't care, just had to have - now got that feeling back and got to get it working again

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bobbee
Posted September 11, 2014 - 5:51pm

You will pay as much for an original bracelet as for a new watch, they are very sought-after!

Spaceview.

 

Slurp
Posted September 11, 2014 - 6:00pm

That was really not what I wanted to hear - wish I had taken more care of it now - but thanks anyway for the information, appreciated

 

Geoff Baker
Posted September 12, 2014 - 5:17am

Club 5000Panel Member

Hi Slurp, welcome to myBulova. I assume you're the original owner of this fine watch, congratulations on keeping it all these years. I heartily recommend having it serviced prior to wearing it again. I'm sure you'll find a suitable replacement bracelet and while it might be a bit pricey, think of it as an investment.

Spaceview

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bobbee
Posted September 12, 2014 - 12:22pm

If you still have the original clasp fastening closure, you could get a bracelet that is as close a match to yours as possible.

Make sure you get one with the same size closure,, and swap clasps.

mybulova_admin
Posted September 14, 2014 - 10:41am

Club 5000Panel Member

 

Is the case all stainless steel?

Accutron Spaceview but model variant pending.