Bulova 1975 Accutron Railroad

2/10 votes
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1975 Accutron Railroad Approved 2185 MARK IVcASE

Dial: Black Outer 12 Hour - Red Inner 24 Hour 

Hands: Black Spade & Dart - Red Sweep Second   +  Red GMT  

T wo crowns, upper crown jumps the GMT hour hand. Lower crown sets time, date

Movement Jewels : 13 













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Posted July 25, 2012 - 7:22am

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Accutron Rail Road Approved Mark II

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William Smith
Posted July 25, 2012 - 2:01pm

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confirmed 1975 Accutorn Rail Road Apporved Mark IV from me too.  Nice accutorn peter-g. Thanks for adding them to the database!  Looks like Ranfft may have the jewel count listed incorrectly for these RR approved watches?  He lists the 2185 as having 13 jewels?  I think the jewel count dropdown entry doesn't have a choice of 13 jewels, or it may be a 14 jewel anyway.

Posted July 25, 2012 - 2:22pm

I'm pleased I could help with the database. Ranfft is correct with the 13 jewels. I did an edit on the Additional Information.  

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William Smith
Posted July 25, 2012 - 2:47pm

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Thanks :)

Geoff Baker
Posted July 26, 2012 - 5:46am

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Agree Accutron RR MIV, and a very nice example.

Posted July 27, 2012 - 9:09pm

I concur and vote accordingly on this great example.