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BULOVA ACCU SWISS

Bulova Accutron

Fashioned in Europe, made in Switzerland, and representing the pinnacle of American innovation, Bulova Accutron captures the essence of Bulova’s distinguished history and reputation for bold invention. The original Accutron was used aboard Air Force One and given as an official Presidential Gift of State. On July 20, 1969, Bulova’s Accutron was part of the first Moon landing, placed in the Sea of Tranquility to control vital data transmissions. As an integral component of NASA technology, Accutron was used on 46 space missions. Including both mechanical and quartz variations, each Bulova Accutron watch is intricately and elegantly detailed, using only the finest materials. All Bulova Accutron watches are crafted of stainless steel, with sapphire crystals and water resistance to at least 100 feet. Bulova Accutron represents a seamless cohesion of sophisticated styling and Swiss technology, continuing Bulova’s legacy of excellence.

Bulova Corporation Milestones

• 1875 - Joseph Bulova opens store in New York • 1912 - Bulova establishes the first plant committed to the total production of wristwatch components in Bienne, Switzerland • 1920 - Opening of the Bulova Observatory in New York • 1927 - Charles A. Lindbergh wins Bulova Prize • 1941 - World's first television commercial - from Bulova • 1945 - Opening of the Bulova School of Watchmaking • 1960 - Introduction of Accutron, the world’s first fully electronic watch • 1969 - Bulova’s Accutron timer is part of the first Moon landing, placed in the Sea of Tranquility to control vital data transmissions. Accutron technology is used on a total of 46 space missions • 2010 - Bulova Precisionist introduction • 2011 - Sir Richard Branson named Bulova Accutron brand ambassador