Bulova 1974 Accutron Railroad "226"

4/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Variant: 
226
Manufacture Year: 
1974
Movement Model: 
N3 ('73) marked 214H (hacking) tuning fork
Movement Jewels: 
Unknown
Case Serial No.: 
K72306
Case shape: 
Round
Crystal Details: 
Circular acrylic
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Railroad approved, stainless case, with 24hour dial.  Backset original 214 Accutron movement.   Appears to be an original Railroad model, from case and H marked movement.  Has the shorter hour hand, which doesn't obscure the inner 24 hr markings.

'74 ABC Case Parts Catalog info follows:

Case # 2446 / Caliber # 214 / Crystal # 1254AW / Crown # 9869SS / Gasket # G735 / Back rim # BR4 / Spring bar # 918

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JP
Posted March 7, 2014 - 11:31am

Panel Member

with a new crystal that one should be a dandy. I have one myself and love it.

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Posted March 7, 2014 - 12:01pm

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ArchieGoodwin
Posted March 7, 2014 - 1:23pm

Thanks JP and 5thAveRest.  JP, I've had the crystal buffed out and the case cleaned/polished since the pic above and it looks much better.  It's my "go to" Accutron that I'm most likely to grab for casual wear. 

 

Eric

mybulova_admin
Posted March 8, 2014 - 10:11pm

Club 5000Panel Member

Ditto on the 'ACCUTRON' "226". Stainless Steel version.