Bulova Wrist Alarm ref. 11285 circa 1967 (White Dial)


Brand: Bulova

Model: Wrist Alarm ref. 11285; Swiss Made; M7 date code = 1967

Case: Solid stainless steel case with two-piece screw-down back is approximately 34mm excluding the matching original "BULOVA" signed crowns

Strap: 18mm handmade smooth calfskin strap with 16mm vintage Bulova stainless steel tang buckle

Movement: Bulova cal. 11 AERC manual-winding movement (17 jewels) with functioning alarm; Swiss Made

Features: Stunning original white dial with applied "BULOVA" logo and beveled/polished hour markers; original luminous hands with beautiful matching yellow patina; original center sweeping-seconds hand; original blued-steel "serpent" alarm-indicator hand; dual original signed crowns (top crown winds and sets the watch and bottom crown sets and engages the alarm); unpolished solid stainless steel case with original domed acrylic crystal; vintage Bulova tang buckle

Condition: Fantastic original condition overall with only minor honest signs of wear consistent with age and light use; solid stainless steel case is completely unpolished with razor-sharp edges and bevels; crisp caseback remains clearly legible with the original finishes throughout; perfect original dial with all Tritium lume plots in tact and aged to an attractive yellow hue; incredible original Tritium handset with all luminous material in tact and matching; clean original domed acrylic crystal

Other: If you're anything like us, you fantasize about the good old days when a classic wrist alarm watch would remind you of daily tasks or even wake you up in the morning. While LeCoultre and Vulcain get all the praise, Bulova Wrist Alarm models fly quietly under the radar. Sometimes we actually prefer a great Bulova Wrist Alarm like this example from 1967 - Just look at the cool squiggly blued-steel alarm hand! Fortunately for you, this is one of the best examples of a Bulova Wrist Alarm that we've ever seen or had the privilege of offering. The handmade smooth calfskin strap perfectly matches the shade of yellow Tritium lume and comes installed on a vintage Bulova tang buckle to complete the watch. A simple turn of the bottom crown sets the alarm hand, while pulling out the crown engages the alarm to sound at that time.

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