Carl Rosen talks with Philippe Soussand about the history of Bulova

Philippe Soussand, fashion consultant at Iguatemi, talks to Carl Rosen, historian of Bulova, the renowned watch brand created in 1875 in New York. Carl had a long career in brand management, becoming an expert in his creations and trajectory, creating the first museum on the history of Bulova. Check out all the landmarks of one of the largest watch labels in the world in another exclusive content

Frozen canon pnion

Submitted by Pinout on September 18, 2020 - 10:00pm
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Disassembling 10AK 21J movement and am unable to remove the canon pinion. Tried the usual presto tool, then stout tweezer, then pin vise. Won’t budge. Tried watch oil, clock oil, penetrating oil between center wheel and CP and soldering iron to apply heat hoping the oil will travel inside the CP. Have tried several rounds of this for a couple of days. All the tools will slip off while the CP stays put. Pinion is a closed top.  Anyone have similar challenge or advice? Thanks.

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666 surfboard

Submitted by sph777 on September 17, 2020 - 9:55pm
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I'm wondering if I can find a bezel for this watch.  And/or I noticed this year there's a remake of this watch, and the limited edition has the same case size, so what's the likelihood Bulova will sell a new bezel for this series....and that it will fit.  Note, the basic model remake is a different size.


Bulova Duncan 1948 7 AK 21 Jewels Button

Submitted by Legsrooney on September 3, 2020 - 1:10pm

Good afternoon,

I've been searching the Web, E-Bay etc for a 1948 movement for spares for my watch. The part I was looking for is the " Bulova Stamped Button" which was on the watch when I received it over 30 years ago, however those that I found were unstamped.

The nearest I found was a 7 AK movement vintage 1949 with a stamped button, but not a Duncan judging by the Dial  and I tust this will be a suitable  replacement.

Accutron - From the Space Age to the Digital Age

1960, New York City, the advent of the Space Age and Accutron technology, and the debut of its most famous electronic model, the Spaceview—a watch the likes of which no one had ever seen and which would go on to become an icon. 2020, New York City, precisely 60 years later—an all-new, equally groundbreaking electrostatic- powered Accutron debuts in equally groundbreaking period, changing time forever, again.

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1977 Set O Matic Diver 666 Bezel

Submitted by JimDon5822 on August 31, 2020 - 5:04pm
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I picked up this 1977 diver recently.  It has a 1133.10 movement that was missing parts but is running now and I just need a bezel.   It appears this came with the Pepsi bezel with the red to 15 seconds.  I picked up a NOS bezel on Ebay.  It is part #BT/857W 1-Turning bezel Group 6.    This one is a Pepsi also but to 20 seconds.   It came with the spring and bezel insert for $60 and I had a $25 coupon so I jumped on it.  I figure if I cant use it someone else here might.   That being said anyone know the part number for this watch bezel and the watch for NOS bezel that I picked up?

Looking for a Date Corrector Wheel for an 11 AOACB

Submitted by numberlock76 on August 28, 2020 - 10:44am
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Hello everyone, I'm trying to find a date corrector wheel for an 11 AOACB movement like the one pictured here:

Date corrector wheel for 11AOACB movement, example photo.

I have lots of new Bulova parts to trade, including winding stems, staffs, setting levers, screws, also a lot of used parts as well. Mostly for 7 through 11 movements, though I have some parts for 5's through 17 AH too. Thank you in advance!