The Complete Guide to Bulova Accutron Watches

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Absolute Publishing, 2018 - 532 pages
In the 1960s, Bulova introduced tuning fork technology into their Accutron watches. Instead of a balance wheel, a tuning fork controls the watch timing mechanism. This improves timekeeping accuracy without daily watch winding.Millions of Bulova Accutron watch styles were sold from 1960 to 1977 through retail channels. A watch style defines the watch including the movement, case, dial and band.This Guide is the first comprehensive book on the over 1,100 styles of Bulova Accutron watches. Each watch style in this book is pictured and may include the original sell price and Bulova description.This authoritative work also documents Accutron competitor watches such as: Citizen Hisonic, Cosmotron, Universal Geneve, Russian Slava, Esa F300, Swiss Beta 21, Omega Megasonic and Longines Ultra-quartz.

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The complete reference guide to Accutron watches is written by Darold Hanson. Mr. Hanson has been an active horologist for nearly 50 years and is a member of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. He is an avid collector and repairer of pocket and wrist watches. Since the early 1980s, his horological focus has been on Accutron watches.He also co-wrote "Instant Expert Collecting Watches by House of Collectibles" with Cooksey Shugart. Mr. Hanson also photographed all clocks in the book "Beautiful Carriage Clocks Commemorative Exhibit Catalog for the NAWCC 33rd Annual Time Symposium" for the Oscar T. Lang NAWCC Chapter 20.

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