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B24007 M7 waterproof stainless steel railroad approved no stem or buttons


It's an old accutron 214- manufactured 1967. Of course it depends on condition,but the 214 Accutron is very popular and even not working should bring around $50.00 if it is complete, no missing parts. It could possibly bring $75 or more.

Jan 21, 2016 | Bulova Accutron Watches

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Any idea what a Bulova watch, 14K white gold, number on back case 962158. Any idea what it is worth?


I'd need more info. First, is it a "real" Accutron, made from '60 to '77, or is it one of the things Bulova kept calling Accutrons after they stopped making the tuning fork movement watches? The quartz so-called Accutrons are just a nice old watch, not worth anything special. The self-wind "Accutrons", which Bulova is making now, are just a nice, mid-range aurtomatic watch. On the back of Bulova watches is a date code, usually right under the serial number (SNs themselves really mean nothing where Accutrons are concerned). The code is a letter and a number. If it begins with the letter M, or if it begins with the letter N and is followed with a 0, 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. or 6, it is a "real" Accutron, and is collectible. Some with N7 (1977) are also, but it depends on the actual watch. Bulova did make some quartz so-called Accutrons in '77. If it's a '60 thru '76, and SOME '77s, it has value beyond the scrap gold price. SOME Accutrons are even worth thousands of dollars. White gold Accutrons, compared o yellow gold or stainless, are rarer. Next, WHICH Accutron is it? is it a 214, a 218, a 219, a 220, a 224, or a 230? If it's a man's watch, it is very unlikely to be a 220 or 230 series, If it does not have a winding stem on the side, it is a 214. 214s are the most valuable. If it has a setting stem at 3 o'clock or 4 o'clock, it is either a 218 or 219 (I'd have to open the back and look at the movement to say which ine). If it says "Accuquartz" on the face, it's a 224 (NOT a quartz - the 224 Accuquartz is a hybrid of tuning fork and quartz crystal). Once we know the movement series, we need the case type. Certain cases are much more valuable than others. Then there are the Spaceview, the Astronaut, and the Deep Sea, 3 specific models they made, which are more valuable than most (but not all) of the other cases. The best I can say right now is that, being white gold, there's a good chance it's one of the more desireable specific models. If it's a 214, ESPECIALLY if it's a 1960 (M0), it's worth quite a bit more than just the gold content. To be more specific, I'd have to see a picture of the watch, which I don't think can be posted here. Try looking up "Accutron" on Ebay and see if you can find one that, if yours has a stem, has it in the same place as yours, with the exact same case - same shape, and exact same lugs (the things on either end where the band or strap is attached). Read the description. The description will probably say the movement (214, 218, etc - in fact, the movement may even be in the listing title) and if it is niot just a plain round case, probbly will say the case type (Alpha, Asymmetric, Butterfly, etc.). If it's an Astronaut, a Spaceview, or a Deep Sea, it will certainly say that. Also, look at the Accutron section of the Bulova entry in Wikipedia. (Yeah, I wrote it, but it has info that just might help you pin down exactly what you have) When you find out more about which Accutron it is, post another question under Axcutron watches here. I'll check every couple of days for the next week or so, and if I see your post, I'll narrow down the value some more.

Sep 17, 2013 | Accutron Swiss Watch by Bulova 26B44

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Bulova watch Number on case is H663715. It also has an N1 which I think is 1971. But what is the model of the watch? Thanks.--Ted


Tough to tell from the little info you have provided but it may be an Accutron, the famous tuning fork watch, first watch on the moon (Omega was the first watch worn on the moon). You are correct about the date, N stands for the 1970s and the 1 signifies which year in the decade. Hence 1971. If the hand setting is done by a flip up knob on the back, it is the first of the Accutrons, the 214. If the crown is at the 4 o'clock position it is the subsequent 218. Both collectible but very hard to find parts for and very expensive to repair. Michael

Mar 28, 2011 | Watches

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How do I tell what model Accutron I own? I obtained it as a graduation present in 1972. The serial number is H233723.


The only people who are likely to be able to answer your question is accutron (assuming that they keep records that far back- which they might).

Go to http://www.bulova.com/brands/accutron/accutron.aspx?brand=accutron and scroll down to the bottom of the screen and click on "contact us"

Oct 31, 2010 | Accutron Extra Value 26R05 Watch

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My watch stopped working. I think I just need to replace the battery in it. how do I get the back of the watch off to do that?


Bulova Accutron watches were originally designed to use Mercury batteries of 1.35 volts, since they were the only type manufactured then. The pic (left) shows an original 214 all-metal "top hat" cell, before 387 cells with the plastic spacer became available. In most areas of the world, mercury-based batteries are no longer available, due to environmental concerns related to the safe disposal of them. The Tuning Fork watches manufactured by Esa (e.g the f300 Omega) were designed to run on either mercury or silver oxide batteries without any adjustment, provided the last repairer to work on the watch set up the index mechanism according to factory specifications.
It is strongly recommended that you do not replace batteries yourself, as special tools are required to open the watch case without damaging it. The only exception to this is the Accutron 214 model, which has a small battery hatch on the back.

Aug 24, 2010 | Bulova 26D08 Accutron Watch

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What is the worth of a bulova accutron 14kt gold mother of pearl face serial #59252 worth


mcdevito75 here, Bulova Accutron, nice watch, of course there are many, many factors that go into the value of any watch, depending on Maker, Model, Condition of the watch also. I would figure your Bulova Accutron is in the area of $125.00------- $200.00 range. Your best bet is to find a jeweler in your area or an appraiser, even online for the latest value of your watch.

Aug 15, 2010 | Bulova Wrist Accutron Lucerne White M. Of...

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Accutron is made by Bulova. Follow this link and click on Accutron: http://www.bulova.com/index.aspx At the bottom of page click on CONTACT US. Rate me, please.

Feb 26, 2010 | Accutron Watches

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Just trying to find information about a 2 of Accutron watches.


good day,
hope this link below will solve your problem.

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Dec 07, 2008 | Bulova Watch

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Accutron Tahoe Chronograph


i have the same watch it needs a cleaning by a watch maker not jewler hope this helps

Nov 13, 2006 | Bulova Men's Accutron Tahoe Watch

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