Bulova Accutron Calendar 'Phillips 66' Award Watch

Brand: Bulova Accutron

Model: "Phillips 66" Award Watch (Original Logo Dial); N5 date code = 1975

Case: Yellow gold-plated case with two-piece screw-down back is approximately 34mm excluding the original signed Accutron crown

Strap: Original 11/16" (~18mm) brown Accutron strap with original 13mm 10K gold-filled Accutron tang buckle

Movement: Accuton cal. 2181 electronically-controlled tuning fork movement (13 jewels) with quick-set date; hacking seconds; 360Hz; serviced

Features: Stunning original silver sunburst dial with beautiful original lume and cool Phillips 66 logo; original handset with matching original lume; original domed acrylic crystal; unpolished 34mm gold-plated case with presentation caseback engraving; original Accutron strap and tang buckle; Accutron tuning-fork movement (serviced); quick-set date and hacking seconds

Condition: Fantastic original condition overall with only minor honest wear consistent with very light use; unpolished gold-plated case with sharp edges and bevels; crisp presentation caseback remains clearly legible; incredible original silver sunburst dial with original lume and Phillips 66 logo; original handset with matching original lume; original domed acrylic crystal exhibits some very light wear

Other: Here at watchsteez.com, we love presentation watches because they tell a story that often gets lost as watches trade hands. This beautiful Accutron is in collector-grade condition and features a great Phillips 66 logo on the dial along with a matching caseback engraving. It was presented to E. M. Payton on June 25, 1976 for 25 years of loyal service to the company. Nowadays you just get a pat on the back for such a feat... The original silver sunburst dial and luminous hands are pristine! The yellow gold-plated case is unpolished, and the original domed acrylic crystal remains quite clean. As an added bonus, the Bulova Accutron 2181 tuning-fork movement has been completely overhauled by our watchmaker. If you're going for a retro Mad Men vibe, this watch is absolutely perfect. Fun fact: The opening episode of Season 7 features a pitch to Bulova for their Accutron wristwatch.

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