Bulova 1974 Accutron Calendar

3/10 votes
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1974 Bulova Accutron Calendar (variant letter unknown) 2181 movement, fading True Blue to Dark Blue dail with stainless markers, all stainless steel bezel, back and bracelet band.

Purchased at a local Estate sale with the 1975 model entered for a $20.00 bid, all it needed is was new battery.

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1974 Bulova Accutron Calendar 2181
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Posted December 7, 2012 - 9:08pm

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Very beautiful watch OT. You just keep comming up with more nice ones.

Bulova Accutron Calendar is my vote

Posted December 8, 2012 - 3:36am

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Generic Accutron for me, for now.

Geoff Baker
Posted December 8, 2012 - 6:19am

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I kind of agree with Accutron Calendar......we need to nail this down once and forever.

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Posted December 8, 2012 - 7:14am

Accutron calendar.

Posted December 8, 2012 - 11:47am

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I'm good with Accutron Calendar.

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William Smith
Posted December 8, 2012 - 12:59pm

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I agree with Geoff.  We need to nail this down, and until we do, I don't beleive it makes any sense for me to vote on Accutrons until we nail down what/how we will be naming them.  Once we determine our naming convention, and consider how it impacts all the various and inconsistent Accutron entries currently in the database, I can help update those in the database to "fit" what ever convention we go with.
While I may "know" what the subject watch is, I'm not sure what we are calling it today, or how that call fits with the existing Accutrons in the databases.

When adding up the "vote" just subtract 1 from the total of 12 for the majority calculation.

EDIT:  I'll gladly participate in a PM or forum post discussion for nailing down a naming convention, and if we come up with some "choices" to put to vote, I'll vote in that one.  By going this route, the outcome of that discussion will help me vote in the Accturons pending an ID.

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William Smith
Posted December 14, 2012 - 9:04pm

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OK  I don't have to abstain any more :)  ...however I'm still not up on all the ads for these.  Do all ads for accutrons using this (day) "Calendar" function also include Calendar as part of the advertised model name- the new format we are using...   Or could it in some instances be another catch-all, similar to what would ahve resulted from using the movement series name/numbers (or set-o-matic, etc...)?  OT will know.

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William Smith
Posted December 14, 2012 - 10:51pm

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Accutron Calendar from me.  Unknown model number/variant (for now).

Posted December 15, 2012 - 8:36am

What a great purchase! Exactly like the first new Accutron I purchased in the early '70s except mine had a matching blue suede leather band. Just had it's first service last year and is running well.