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Bulova 1963 Accutron "400"

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Variant: 

400

Manufacture Year: 

1963

Movement Model: 

214

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

K12256

Case shape: 

Round

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

1963 Bulova Accutron '400'

I picked this watch up several years ago from the original owners, along with the 430 model; his and hers set. Recently uncovered an ad for the 400 variant and based on ad and case number matching the pricelist and crystal specs, I feel confident calling it the 400. Case and back are 10K gold filled, dated M3, case # is 2387; dial looks to show some patina, but may originally have been a gilt color, uses the USA-made 214 movement dated M3; came with the display box and original band and accessories.

Ad is dated 1965. Accutron crystal specs state case 2387 associated with several variants, one of which is the '400'. Pricelist has this variant at $150. Ad shows the '400' at that $150 price and visually matches watch.

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Andersok
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Posted June 23, 2018 - 1:40pm

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Kathy L.
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Posted June 23, 2018 - 1:43pm

Wow beautiful condition!  

1963 Bulova Accutron "400"

mybulova_admin
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Posted June 23, 2018 - 10:17pm

Seems to be a nice match for the Accutron model '400'. Great to see that the original band was kept and not thrown away.

Pretty nice condition too I must say.

jabs
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Posted June 24, 2018 - 5:58am

1963 Bulova Accutron "400"

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted June 24, 2018 - 6:16am

Just when I think I don't want or need another watch...here comes this classic. Well done Ken, this is really nice. I love that he kept the original strap, I'm kinda that way too.

1963 Bulova Accutron 400

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Astronaut M2
Posted June 24, 2018 - 7:11am

Very Nice, Very clean! All factory original!

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neetstuf-4-u
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Posted June 27, 2018 - 9:29pm

Nice one, Ken! 1963 Bulova Accutron 400