Bulova 1970 Accutron Railroad "427"

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Model ID rating explained.
2.175
Variant: 
427
Manufacture Year: 
1970
Movement Model: 
214
Case Serial No.: 
K37221
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
Domed Acrylic
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

 I picked up this 10 karat gold filled Bulova Acutron railroad approved watch this weekend from a watch jar from a thrift store.   I don’t have any tools to open the back with me but assume it’s a 214 movement .  It is a yellow gold filled case with a white dial, black hour  markers and a gold Accutron second hand.   The dial is marked Bulova Acutron Railroad Approved.  I need to go out and get a battery to see if she runs.  It is on a vintage Bulova genuine leather strap with a embossed Bulova clasp. 

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jabs
Posted July 7, 2018 - 7:31am

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1970 Bulova Accutron Railroad (may be "427")

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Kathy L.
Posted July 7, 2018 - 11:45pm

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Very cool!

1970 Bulova Accutron Railroad

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Astronaut M2
Posted July 10, 2018 - 10:28pm

1970 Bulova Accutron 214 Railroad "427" with non-original buckle and the second hand should be red or sometimes black, I've never seen one that was original and gold, Any pictures of the movement ?

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neetstuf-4-u
Posted July 10, 2018 - 8:38am

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 1970 Bulova Accutron Railroad works for me. Tentative 427, noting possible second hand replacement..

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Reverend Rob
Posted July 8, 2018 - 6:59pm

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I'd say that is a modern replacement for the sweep second hand.

1970 Accutron RailRoad, tentative 427.