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Bulova 1974 Accutron Railroad "226"

4/10 votes
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3

Variant: 

226

Manufacture Year: 

1974

Movement Model: 

N3 ('73) marked 214H (hacking) tuning fork

Movement Jewels: 

Unknown

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

K72306

Case shape: 

Round

Crystal Details: 

Circular acrylic

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Railroad approved, stainless case, with 24hour dial.  Backset original 214 Accutron movement.   Appears to be an original Railroad model, from case and H marked movement.  Has the shorter hour hand, which doesn't obscure the inner 24 hr markings.

'74 ABC Case Parts Catalog info follows:

Case # 2446 / Caliber # 214 / Crystal # 1254AW / Crown # 9869SS / Gasket # G735 / Back rim # BR4 / Spring bar # 918

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JP
Posted March 7, 2014 - 12:31pm

with a new crystal that one should be a dandy. I have one myself and love it.

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted March 7, 2014 - 1:01pm
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ArchieGoodwin
Posted March 7, 2014 - 2:23pm

Thanks JP and 5thAveRest.  JP, I've had the crystal buffed out and the case cleaned/polished since the pic above and it looks much better.  It's my "go to" Accutron that I'm most likely to grab for casual wear. 

 

Eric

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Club 5000Panel Member
Posted March 8, 2014 - 11:11pm

Ditto on the 'ACCUTRON' "226". Stainless Steel version.