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Accutron was introduced in November of 1960 (M0)
Production of the 214 ended in 1977 (N7)

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The Accutron Index Mechanism

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Cap Jewel

Early Accutron Store Displays
These displays are believed to date from the early 60's

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The scaled-up model is of an Alpha which was produced from 1960 to 1965. The face of the model has a 214 movement
printed on the reverse. The movement appears when the dial is illuminated from behind by a flashing light. The watch case measures 6-1/4" wide by 7-1/2" high.


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This heavy display is made from die-cast metal and clear Lucite. The hinged insert slides into the metal frame.
Shown with a 1960 white gold "TV" case 214 installed.

Counter & Wall Signs

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1961 Solid Platinum Accutron 214


The rarest 214 of all

The Incomparable Accutron "Astronaut"

Astronaut Watch Fob

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Hand & Dial Variations


Bezel Ring Assembly

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Bezel Ring / Dial Combinations


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18kt Solid Gold


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10kt. Gold-Filled Bezel w/14kt Gold Bezel Ring

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Eye Candy


Custom Built Accutron "AstroView"

          The watch that Bulova should have built.         

AstroView "A"


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AstroView "B"

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"Alpha" 1960-1965
Made only in 14kt white and yellow gold
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Early manual snap-up/snap-down stem - 1960/61                                    Standard spring loaded stem - all production from 1961 on

"Scalloped Lug" 1960-1965
Made only in 14kt white and yellow gold



The "Scalloped or Long Lug" is, in the opinion of many collectors, the most elegant of the 214's. It was first introduced in October of 1960 and discontinued in about 1965. Most are date coded "M0 or M1" and most have the early "snap" type setting stem.

"TV" Case - 1960-1961

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The "TV Case" is one of the rarest of the 214's. It was first introduced in October of 1960 and discontinued early in 1961. Almost all of the ones that were made are date coded "M0". It's the only 214 model ever made that has a snap-on back cover.


14kt. "Football" Case

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Introduced in 1961, this model was produced for about 5 years.
The gold-toned movement in the Spaceview is not original. The original movement would have been nickel plated.


14kt. "Tilty Football" Case

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14kt. "Tilty" or "Floppy Football" Introduced in 1960, this model was produced for about 5 years.

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Florentined Bezel                                             Polished Bezel

The gold-toned movement in the Spaceview (above right) is not original. The original movement would have been nickel plated as in the 1960's magazine ad (top photo).

Solid 18kt Gold 214's


1960 "Asymmetrical"
Stainless Steel with 14kt Gold Inserts

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Original bracelet with 14kt
white gold asymmetrical end pieces.


1965 "Asymmetrical"
Stainless Steel with Florentined Bezel


"Bow Tie" Lugs


1964 Stainless Steel with Champagne Roman Numeral Dial

The Classic "Chapter Ring Spaceview"
Stainless Steel
(top) and Gold-Filled (bottom)  

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"Spaceview B"

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"Cushion Case" Chapter Ring Spaceview

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The "Cushion Case" Chapter Ring Spaceview was introduced in 1969. It was intended to revitalize the Spaceview and was an immediate success.


"Cushion Case" Chapter Ring Spaceview
with integrated bracelet Case #7


"Anniversary" 1975 - Case #7581
These watches have no date code marked on them because they were only made for one year to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Bulova Company.

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Gold Plated Anniversary Spaceview with original band. This model is a very bulky watch. Most commonly found with
heavy gold plated bezels.  

Stainless Steel  Anniversary. These are very rare.

Various Spaceview Models

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Doctors "Pulsation" Dial 214

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The dial is factory original. Notice that the metal dial markers are positioned further from the edge of the dial then normal. This is to allow more room for the pulse markings. Many Counterfeits are showing up lately which have the markings printed between the metal markers. 

Swiss "Chapter Ring Spaceview" Models

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           Swiss Spaceview                         Unusual 1970 Swiss Spaceview


Swiss "Reflector Dial" Models

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 Also known as the "Hidden Spaceview". They can be converted to a "Chapter Ring Spaceview" by replacing the dial with a spacer ring and  installing the correct Spaceview crystal. 

"Railroad Approved"

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Versions of the Railroad Approved dial.

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Dual Time Zone RR

 Northern Pacific RR - Accutron Inspection Certificate

"24 Hour Military"

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Very rare 24 Hour Military dial

Basic "214" Dial Model

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Converted or Factory Spaceviews?

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Converted Spaceview

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The photo shows a cut-out and flattened dial used as a chapter ring.

Accutron Cases

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            Accutron Cases                                 A Gaggle Of Spaceviews

Accutron Parts Chart

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