Skip to main content

Bulova 1967 Snorkel 666

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.505

Manufacture Year: 

1967

Movement Model: 

11ALACD

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

386-4

Case shape: 

Round

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

386-1AWD

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Got this one not working with a bad case of gasket melt, a terribly scratched up crystal, and a broken oscillating weight axle. Given the neglect I was lucky to have such a beautifully aged and perfect dial and hands. The melted rubber had gotten on the movement and was a sticky mess to clean up but it was most certainly worth it! 

Not For Sale
Bulova Diver 1967
Bulova watch
Bulova watch
Bulova Watch
Bulova Watch
plainsmen
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted February 1, 2013 - 1:46am

We lookin at a Schnorkel here gents... sweet watch by the way.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted February 1, 2013 - 4:12am

Unknown Snorkel variant

William Smith's picture
William Smith
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted February 1, 2013 - 6:26am

Some Snorkel have it on the dial, and some don't.  The case back is great.
I'm good with tentative Snorkel unknown variant.

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted February 1, 2013 - 6:43am

I'd put this VERY COOL watch in as a Snorkel. Nice job too Aberlow.....'gasket melt'......yikes!

JP
Posted February 1, 2013 - 11:35am

Snorkel

bourg01
Panel Member
Posted February 1, 2013 - 4:56pm

Very nice, I agree with the rest of the panel.

William Smith's picture
William Smith
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted June 4, 2015 - 12:18pm

Rethinking this one for this date.  While we have a couple ads from around this time suggesting "snorkel" is a model name (versus subset of Oceanographer), I think all of those ads have snorkel on the dial.  

 

William Smith's picture
William Smith
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted July 18, 2017 - 4:04pm

Still wondering... Oceanographer or Snorkel model....