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Bulova 1972 Accutron Date & Day

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I found this at an estate sale a few days ago. I still don't know if it working, but the hands, day and date move easily. The case has stainless steel on it. The watch band  has a triangle with J8 in it, next to a script font that says Champion stainless steel. The only thing that I am pretty sure about is that it is from 1972 as there is a N2 at the bottom on the back. I don't know much about watches (more of a tech guy) but I know Bulova makes some really nice ones and the case on this was just an interesting shape.

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[field_year-1972] Bulova watch
1972 Bulova watch
1972 Bulova watch
Panel Member
Posted September 19, 2017 - 10:19am

Accutron Date & Day, interesting shape of the case

Posted September 19, 2017 - 11:32am

Yes it is. I've search online for anything and haven't seen anything like it. I even looked at old advertisements, but only found some other hexagonal shapes not one like this.

Geoff Baker
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Posted September 21, 2017 - 9:02am

Hello rjramon, welcome to myBulova. I have never seen this case before, it's an interesting find. We have several pages of Accutron adverts from 1972 but none show this model. We would identify this as a Date and Day Accutron.

Thanks for sharing it.

Club 5000Panel Member
Posted September 23, 2017 - 1:01am

Certainly a rare shape as we have never seen one presented here in person or in any adverts.

Generally speaking it an Accutron Day & Date as both Jabs and Geoff indicate. It would be great to fin an advert showing us the model variant.