Dating an accutron watch
More details A 1940s gold, diamond and ruby cocktail watch by Bulova, the asymmetrical case set with rows of pave set and calibre cut rubies and brilliant cut diamonds, the gilt dial with Cathedral hands, with 17 jewel manual wind movement, the case stamped '14k', to a double strand serpentine link bracelet, 27.7gms CONDITION: movement functioning, no losses, some wear to edges of dial More details A ladies' 18ct gold Bulova mechanical strap watch,on a later gold bracelet. More details A Vintage Gents Omega Seamaster manual wind watch the dial with raised gold tone battons movement serial number 13938588, seventeen jewel movement working order, with a non-conforming Bulova strap, More details A gentleman's steel backed and chrome plated metal fronted Buren wristwatch, the signed silvered dial with black Arabic and dot numerals and a Bulova Watch Co M. D issue, base metal cased wristwatch, the black circular dial with white Arabic numerals and with centre seconds, the case back detailed Bulova Watch Co, Type A-11, with a strap, (2).
Due their popularity and value today, there is a mini industry producing Spaceviews from other standard Accutron 214 models with dials.Likewise, I have seen some Accutron 214 panel clocks with a date window; again, no idea what the calibre was…of the Accutron 214 wristwatches had a calendar function.Lots of interesting watch designs in the Accutron 214 Series!I also own a ladies Accutron Anniversary model that contains the Cal. It has the tuning fork shaped case and the ‘100’ marked on the dial. In the 1960s, Hamilton put their new electric movements into all sorts of small desk clocks…
and Bulova did the same thing and had many different styles. Bulova also had Accutron 214 instrument panel clocks in NASA spacecraft in the 1960s.So, in no particular order…..: These are very early designs.