Bulova Sea King Calendar ref. 7196-3 circa 1973 (Stainless Steel)


Brand: Bulova

Model: Sea King Calendar ref. 7196-3; Swiss Made; N3 date code = 1973

Case: Solid stainless steel case with screw-down back is approximately 35mm excluding the original Bulova signed winding crown

Strap: 18mm black genuine leather strap with polished stainless steel tang buckle

Movement: Bulova cal. 11 AOCD manual-winding movement (17 jewels) with center sweeping seconds; quick-set date display at 3 o'clock; 21,600 BPH; Swiss Made

Features: Stunning original brushed metallic silver dial with beveled/polished silver and black hour markers; unique quick-set date functionality by repeated pulling and pushing of the crown; original luminous hands with black inlay; original center sweeping-seconds hand; 35mm stainless steel case with screw-down back and domed acrylic crystal

Condition: Fantastic original condition overall with minor honest wear consistent with age and use; solid stainless steel case remains thick and sharp with the original finishes in tact; crisp screw-down caseback is clearly legible; incredible original brushed metallic silver dial with all Tritium lume plots in tact and aged to an attractive yellow hue; original hands with all luminous material in tact and matching; clean domed acrylic crystal

Other: This beautiful stainless steel Bulova Sea King Calendar represents tremendous value and versatility if you're looking for a quality vintage watch for less than $500. It is powered by a reliable Swiss manual-winding movement with unique quick-set date functionality. The vertically brushed metallic silver dial is really cool with perfect yellow Tritium lume plots and matching original hands. At 35mm excluding the original signed crown, it is just the right size for dressing up or down - We love the overall simplicity of the design!

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