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1972 Bulova Accutron Retro Mens Watch, Stainless Steel - Near New Old Stock

SKU: 21-151429



PRISTINE Merchandise is in “like new” condition. There are no signs of wear or any other visible imperfections.  EXCELLENT Merchandise is in exceptionally good condition with very little wear. Any imperfections are described in detail.  VERY GOOD: Merchandise is in very good condition for its age. Older items may exhibit very light patina and wear relative to the age of the product, and more contemporary items will be just short of “excellent”. GOOD: Merchandise is in good condition and typically will appear mildly to moderately used. There may be some surface scratches and/or other imperfections. Older items may exhibit patina and wear related to their age. Please review the item listing for specific details regarding condition.


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Launched in 1960, the Accutron at the time was the world's first fully electric watch and the most accurate timekeeping mechanism ever devised. They are remarkable watches with a fascinating story - the tuning fork technology was originally developed for NASA because of its accuracy and had to be hidden from the Russians. The Accutron was so accurate that the U.S. government asked Bulova to delay the release of the cutting edge movement for fear the technology may fall into the hands of the Russians. An Accutron watch movement sits on the moon's Sea of Tranquility today, in an instrument placed there in 1969 by Apollo 11 astronauts. Today's offering showcases this striking and slightly exotic Accutron that is near new-old-stock. It has its original Corjam Accutron band and buckle. The previous dealer polished the edge of the caseback so the L of Bulova is light. Except for that the case looks new-old-stock under magnification. A new battery has been installed in the watch.


Model: Accutron

Functions: Hours, Minutes, Sweep Seconds

Dial: Like new old stock

Hands: Steel with red

Bracelet: Original, Corjam near new-old-stock

Crystal type: Acrylic, mint condition

Box/Papers: Yes, complete set including tags

Return Policy: 7 days from the day it is received

SKU: 21-151429
Accompanied by: Bulova
Bracelet/Strap: Leather
Color: Silver
Country of Origin: U.S.A.
Authenticity Details: Bulova
Case Dimensions (in mm): 35.5mm in diameter (excluding the crown), 39mm long lug-tip-to-tip
Primary Material: Stainless Steel

Domestic and international shipping is by FedEx. All shipments are fully insured.

Please contact Portero Customer Care Department for a return authorization, and ship back item within 7 days of receipt. Items must be properly packaged in comparable box, and in unworn condition.