Watch Repair

Submitted by Jim Townsend on October 25, 2011 - 6:15am

Looking for a good reliable watch  repair person. Have a 14k ladies 1924 watch that needs repair. Has a 6 AF Movement 17 jewel.

Posted August 24, 2021 - 4:12pm

Hi, I am a new member here. I need some help, I need watch hands for a 1971 Bulova Oceanographer 333, it has the black dial and gold hands. I have included a picture here of the dial and hands. Does anyone know the Bulova part# I need to replace the hands. Thanks in advance for any answers. Bulova watch dial and hands.

Posted August 24, 2021 - 8:06pm

Bulova parts are usually referenced off either the case model (a stamp inside the back) or the movement model. Camn you please advise the movement model.

Posted August 25, 2021 - 6:22pm

There is a pair on eBay at the moment: SFERE-HANDS()- BULOVA 11ANACB, although they look used and not NOS.

I'm still looking for a reference to the model number.

Posted August 27, 2021 - 11:51am

In reply to by mybulova_admin

Thanks, took a look and those look pretty beat up, the watch I am fixing is pretty nice. The case is good condition and I found a NOS crystal for it and a NOS speidel gold band. I also bought a watch that had a good donor movement and let it run for a week, it kept right up with my quartz watch. The minute hand is loose on the new movement as well. I was reading about how you can use a "staking punch"? to tighten the minute hand. Is it worth attempting this? I can get a staking set for $15, probably not best quality. Just wondering if that is worth a go of it. Thanks. 

Posted August 28, 2021 - 9:31am

In reply to by mybulova_admin

I was able to find this watch dial and hands on ebay. The hands look similar to the oceanographer, thinking they should fit since the dial and hands are for a Sea King for about the same timeframe. Attached picture of the dial and hands I bought. Thanks for all the help, will let you know if these work. /sites/default/files/uploaded_photos/user19412/s-l1600.jpg

Posted September 6, 2021 - 4:24pm

The hands from that dial worked great on the watch. Thanks for the help. 

Posted September 26, 2021 - 5:45pm

Hi, John V. here thanking everyone that have utilized by Bulova Timepiece Repair and Restorations Services. I don't advertise nor have a fancy website so its pretty much word of mouth in finding my services. 

Still $79.99 flat fee for major repair and restorations. 

Have a 214 or 218 Accutron that has issues?  I specialize in Accutron Models from Bulova. 

Let me know about your Bulova, send a pic of face and back to: 

I'll send you a truthful Estimate and details about shipping. 

Yes, I do charge if extra parts are needed but I'm about 90% cheaper that the other guys. 

I accept all major credit cards and my Policy continues: "If I can't get your watch to run, my services are Free of Charge including Shipping! 

Thanks as always for the opportunity to be on this Forum 


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