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Bulova owners club.


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On 10/7/2017 at 19:33, BobJ said:

Anyone else struggling to buy a quartz watch after owning a Bulova with the UHF movement?

Yes. :laughing2dw:

I seem to be stuck in a loop of buying either Bulova Precisionists or TW Steels, the Bulovas for their super smooth movements and the TWs for their sheer size :tongue:

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Wow! Some beautiful Bulova watches posted here! Very nice.:)

Here are some Bulovas in the collection. 

Accutron 219 Date.

Accutron 214 Spaceview.

Accuquartz (still tuning fork) 218 Day/Date Solid 10K Gold.

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Old school white dial 17j.

Old school gold-tint dial 17j.

 Big thin-case gold-plated dial 17j.

Big case off-white dial date.

 

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Millenia moon-phase date.

 

Precisionist curved case date.

 

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Hi

just got my hands on a Bulova Marine Star Chronographe watch.

Bulova has manage to inform me, that the watch was made on their Swiss factory, and was only sold in Europe.

It has a ETA Calibre 251.262 quarts inner, made around 1988 according to Bulova USA

Dos anyone have any more information about this watch?

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On ‎07‎/‎07‎/‎2017 at 13:57, Hussle said:

I didn't notice this part of the forum so I'm now joining the Bulova owners club. I have a 3 year old Precisionist on rubber, would like a Champlain and a SeaKing too.

I have a Champlain (not the gold coloured one!) and its the beast in my collection as I only just fits in the  compartment of atch case when I am not wearing it. I agree about the SeaKing, I like the look of it too! in fact I like most of the watches I have seen on here! Will post pics when I get to 50 posts

 

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Newbie here to the Bulova Spaceview 50th Anniversary.

May I please ask if that watch is a particularly good watch to own?  They seem to be going for quite a bit of money now and I was wondering...

As it is a "new movement", i.e. new parts, not old parts, in theory, it ought to provide excellent timekeeping without much issues for a good long while, right?

It is also of a larger diameter, more suitable for today's aesthetic.

Thank you all in advance.

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A couple more..


Champlain that Davy kindly sent me spare links for so that I didn't have to put it on a strap!

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A military model that I bought from Carl on here, He even dropped the price and removed it from ebay for me!! (Some really kind and considerate folk on here!!)..

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A Lobster that I traded with a mate, Again, The bracelet had been sized and wouldn't fit my chubby wrist!, Once again the membership came to the rescue and sent me links so I could wear it on it's orginal bracelet!!

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The links were the next size down and look slightly strange but they fitted ok and now it stays on the bracelet!!!

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Cheers, john :thumbsup:

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My 1967 Astronaut. I love these watches, I have a 1966 too, as well as two Spaceviews, 1970 Cushion and a 1975 Tuning fork case Anniversary model. Also couldn’t resist the N7 Wafflehead Computron LED, as well as the reissue of the Chronograph C
It’s a BULOVA thing !!!!


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...... will get an original but this is a lovely watch !


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Hi I've just joined the forum following also getting my first Bulova watch and first foray into 'serious' watches. My 96b251 is on its way, after much searching found one with 25% off at a high street jewelers so very happy with that. The Apollo connection along with strong classic design drew me in, and the accuracy reliability clinched it. Can't wait to get it and share my thoughts

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Once upon a time, this was the prize of my collection:

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I bought this in 2016 and it was the first pick in my collection for a long time before other new entrants took the limelight.

I put it on a nato for a new lease of life last year and recently it's getting new wrist time as I like to wear it cycling (the quartz movement can take the potholes!)

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