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What-a-watch: Longines Ultronic orange diver

Wow. The Longines Ultrasonic Diver with orange bezel and orange minute hand. One of the Iconic divers by Longines as well as one of the coolest watches with the tuning fork movement by ESA. This all steel...

Bulova Accutron SNORKEL 666 feet

Sport watches from the end of 60 - ies and the beginning of 70 - ties, definitely, have a special charm. In early 70s, Bulova launched the tuning fork watch for  diving - Snorkel, this fantastic buzzer is interesting is the fact that on the dial writes 666 feet,...

Omega Speedsonic lobster Speedmaster

Rare Omega Speedsonic Lobster with ref ST 188.0001 / ST 388.0800. It has a just serviced F300 Hz chronometer Tuning Fork 1255 movement inside (base ESA) with quick-set date and day. It also comes with the original Certificate (French )...

Eterna sonic Kontiki diver

A very colorful watch (no discoloration) this Eterna sonic kontiki diver. It features the Eterna Sonic 1550, tuning fork  (base ESA 9162) movement which humms away nicely.  The case measures 40mm without the origina screw-down crown (not signed). The crystal is...

1963 Bulova Accutron Astronaut

    Epic timepiece and the true Astronaut's watch. It may not have made it to the moon but it was certainly worn on more than one mission into space. The Bulova Accutron was the first to use a bipolar transistor and can be considered as the first electronic watch. Manufactured in 1960...

Bulova Accutron Spaceview

This is one of the most interesting watches ever when we consider the way of  how it works. Tuning fork watches or buzzers ( as I call them ) are extremely accurate when correctly adjusted, Bulova them was patented back in 1960, more precisely in October of that year began selling which...

What-a-Watch: Universal Genève Unisonic Sub

Here is a 1970's watch we do not see often. When a fellow collector showed me his new watches, this was amongst them. I was immediately impressed. I think it was because of the way the bracelet was integrated with the case, or perhaps the fact that it...

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