BULOVA 96B239 ACCUTRON II SURVEYOR CHRONOGRAPH WATCH, w/ DATE
With sleek 1960s sophistication, the Surveyor Collection provides a smooth reinterpretation of a vintage collection designed to celebrate Bulova’s integral role in the U.S. space program. With iconic trapezoid calendar windows and super luminescent hands and markers, these distinctive timepieces, crafted of solid stainless steel, feature double-curved box crystals for enhanced clarity and legibility, and an engineered case design for wearing comfort. Stainless steel case and bracelet, Ultra High Frequency movement, curved mineral glass, aged gold-tone dial, six-hand calendar chronograph, screw-back case, double-press Deployment closure, and water resistance to 30 meters
1/20th Second Chronograph up to 60 Minutes
Small Seconds Sub Dial
Luminous Hands and Markers
41mm Stainless Steel Case (13mm thick)
Stainless Steel Screw Down Case Back
Stainless Steel Bracelet
Bracelet Width at Case 22mm
Bracelet Width at Clasp 20mm
Deployment Clasp with Double Push Buttons
Water Resistance to 330 ft. (100m), (10 Atmospheres)
Includes Box, Instruction Booklet, and Warranty Information
Three (3) Year Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty
Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Movement:
In 2010, Bulova introduced the Ultra High Frequency (UHF) torsional resonator quartz movement, a manufactured movement first used in Bulova’s Precisionist collection. Including a continuously sweeping second hand, the highly engineered Bulova Ultra High Frequency (UHF) movement achieves exceptional accuracy by using a unique three-prong torsional resonator quartz crystal, as opposed to the two-prong crystal of standard quartz. These specially cut crystals produce a vibrational frequency of 262 kHz, eight times greater than the 32 kHz of a standard quartz crystal, thereby splitting each second into smaller, more precisely measured intervals.
This high-performance movement was later extended to the new Bulova Accutron II series, reflecting the technological heritage of the original Accutron. The Bulova Ultra High Frequency movement is currently slated to be used in future collections within the Bulova brand, in addition to the Bulova Accutron II designs. Starting in 2015, all watches featuring these movements will be identified by the vibrational frequency indicated above the 6 o’clock position on the dial – 262 kHz.
For over 135 years, Bulova has stood proudly in the vanguard of American innovation. A pioneering force in the industry since opening a small store in Lower Manhattan in 1875, Joseph Bulova transformed how watches were worn and how time was perceived. An independent thinker alert to the era’s risk-taking ethos, Bulova presented one innovation after another, establishing a dedication to creativity and change that endures to the present day.
Paced by its exquisitely crafted diamond watches, meticulously engineered self-winding mechanicals, Bulova Precisionist with a continuously sweeping second hand and the innovative architectural lines within the high-performance Marine Star collection, Bulova’s diverse selection encompasses classic and contemporary styling and technology, priced at moderate levels to reach a broad range of consumers.
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