VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum

VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum

VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum

VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum

VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum

VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum

VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum

VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum

VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum

VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum

VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum    VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum

EVERY ACCUTRON IS UNIQUE & SPECIAL. ACCUTRON: Accu- stands for precision (accuracy) and -tron for electronic. Don't miss out on this beauty. Be a part of Accutron's Timekeeping Heritage with this extemely rare Direct Read Timepiece.

Very few of these watches were made as the Tuning Fork era was fading out. This timepiece shows minimal, if any wear and no scratches. It has a signed case, movement, & dial, all original. Very accurate timekeeping and has a smooth hum with a brand new battery.
Hard to find, especially in this condition. Accutrons cutting-edge technology innovated the Timekeeping Industry and were used by Nasa in the Apollo and Gemini Spacecraft Cockpit Systems in 1960s and 70s. Because of Accutrons precise time-keeping abilities and design to handle high-stress and high temperatures, they were also used in US Military Satellites and were issued. To hypersonic aircraft pilots in the X-15 and A-12 OXCART programs. He CIA and US Air Force. The Accutron even became the first wristwatch to be certified for use by the US railroads. Another Accutron was buried in 1964 in a 5000-year time capsule on the grounds of the New York World's Fair as an example of one of the most innovative objects invented in the preceding 25 years as the'Accutron' was the first electronic watch ever made that is controlled by a tiny tuning-fork powered by electromagnets attached to a battery-powered transistor circuit.

Accutrons were so symbolic, these timepieces were the gift of US Presidents to other world leaders during the 60's and 70's and they were worn by celebrities such as Elvis Presley and Joe Dimaggio. These timepieces are wonderful to wear and are an ideal collectible due to how Accutron technology innovated the timekeeping industry! Enjoy and thank you again for your interest! Please review all photos for best description and evaluation. Please allow for some inaccuracies with vintage watches.

The item "VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum" is in sale since Monday, February 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches". The seller is "jadstravel" and is located in Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Band Material: Stainless Steel
  • Brand: BULOVA ACCUTRON DIRECT READ
  • Year of Manufacture: 1970-1979
  • Model: Accutron 2186 Direct Read, N4
  • Case Size: 41mm Diameter
  • Lug Width: 43mm
  • Style: Dress/Casual
  • Dial Style: Direct Read
  • Case Finish: Polished
  • Age Group: Adult
  • Number of Jewels: 17 Jewels
  • Watch Shape: Cushioned Rectangle
  • Caseback: Accutron L
  • Display: Direct Read
  • Metal Purity: Not Applicable
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Manufacturer Face Color: Gold & Bronze
  • Case Material: Gold Electroplated Bezel, Steel Back
  • Manufacturer Band Color: Brushed GOld
  • Manufacturer Case Color: Gold
  • Movement: 2186
  • Case Color: Smooth Brushed Gold
  • Serial Number: 672665
  • Band Color: Brushed Gold
  • Gender: Men's
  • With Service Records: No
  • MPN: 218 Tuning Fork
  • Band Type: Bracelet/Link Band
  • Features: Direct Read
  • Face Color: Bronze


VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum    VERY RARE, DIRECT READ, BULOVA ACCUTRON, MINT CONDITION, 218 withsmooth hum