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Bulova 1970 Accutron Astronaut "Mark II E"

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Variant: 

Mark II E

Manufacture Year: 

1970

Movement Model: 

2185

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

B49012

Case shape: 

Cushion

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

-1970 Bulova Accutron Astronaut Mark II 'E'

One of my favorite styles, this is an all stainless steel case with black dial and the 2185 movement. Case is SS and dated N0, case number A2991, bit of corrosion on the underside. Nice black dial with red accents. Movement is USA made 2185, cannot find a datecode, which is typically under the lower cell strap. Missing that cool mesh band, but looks nice on a leather strap.

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neetstuf-4-u
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Posted May 27, 2018 - 3:37pm

1970 Bulova Accutron Astronaut Mark II 'E', noting possible replacement of minute and second hands that do not apear to match ad. Nice one Ken.

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Kathy L.
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Posted May 27, 2018 - 3:15pm

1970 Bulova Accutron Astronaut Mark II "E" looks like a match to me.  Neat one!

Geoff Baker
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Posted May 28, 2018 - 7:46am

Classic Astronaut, nice job Ken. That black dial against the stainless looks great. The bracelet is probably one of the hardest to find, especially with the correct tips. 

1970 Bulova Accutron Astronaut E

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Astronaut M2
Posted June 3, 2018 - 3:46pm

That is the best looking Astronaut Mark II I have ever seen! It almost makes me want to branch out into the 218 line of watches! What a great looking watch!