• Vintage 30 Jewel BULOVA - Automatic - Just Serviced!!

    <p dir="ltr">Offered to you is this vintage gents 30 jewel automatic Bulova wrist in a fully signed, screwback case. The 30 jewel movement is in good running order and was recently serviced.The original silver/gray tutone dial is in excellent condition. The crystal is excellent and the case shows some wear thru to the lug tips and edges. Case measures approx 32mm in diameter and is complete with a new black leather strap.</p>
    $145.00
    46 bids
    $4.00 shipping
    Ending Today at 7:00PM PDT1h 5mBrand: BulovaCaseback: Screwback CaseDisplay: Analog
  • VINTAGE Bulova ACCUTRON 2182 Gold Tone Leather Band Watch (MISSING CASEBACK)

    WE TAKE PHOTOS of EACH WATCH so YOU WILL BE RECEIVING THE WATCH PICTURED. View Photos For Details.
    $31.00
    12 bids
    Free shipping
    Ending Today at 6:16PM PDT22m 19sBrand: BulovaStyle: Antique
  • New Listing Bulova Royal Clipper 1959 With BEAUTIFUL Two Tone Royal Dial

    1959 BULOVA ROYAL CLIPPER BEAUTIFUL CONDITION. DATES FROM 1959.L9 IN THE BULOVA DATING CODE. THE QUARTERED TU-TONE 'SHADOW' DIAL IS REALLY NICE AND VERY CLEAN.Clear crystal. THE BACK COVER IS VERY GOOD AND MIRROR-LIKE IN STAINLESS STEEL.
    $125.00
    Brand: Bulova
    FAST 'N FREE
    Gender: Men'sMovement: Mechanical (Automatic)
  • VINTAGE BULOVA ACCUTRON STAINLESS STEEL W/ BLACK DETAILS MENS WRISTWATCH #6730

    We offer combined shipping when applicable. We will send an updated invoice to reflect combined shipping costs within 1-2 days from the auction end date. Items are shipped within 1-2 business days of receiving payment. Most shipments within the U.S. are shipped via USPS Priority or First Class mail. High value items and international orders are shipped via FedEx or UPS.
    $162.50
    17 bids
    $4.99 shipping
    Ending Today at 6:02PM PDT7m 47sBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sStyle: Antique
  • Vintage Bulova Ambassador Automatic Date Solid 14k Gold Bezel Men Watch RUNS

    There is general age related wear to the stainless steel case.
    $125.50
    12 bids
    $11.95 shipping
    Ending Today at 6:49PM PDT55m 7sBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sCaseback: Solid
  • New ListingVintage Bulova Accutron 218 N4 1974 Blue Striped Dial Watch Day Date Works 39mm

    <p>Vintage Bulova Accutron 218 N4 1974 Blue Striped Dial Watch Day Date Works 39mm.</p><br><p>Watch is in nice pre owned condition. Watch is currently running, and loses a few minutes per month. Could be serviced, or it could be worn as is and readjusted a few minutes every once in a while. Case has some scratches and nicks here and there, and mineral crystal has a few scratches as well. None of the wear is too major, and the watch presents well. It is on a brand new blue suede 19mm band that matches well with the blue stripes on the dial. </p><br><p>Comes in a beautiful oversized 38.5mm stainless case. Uses the reliable 218 movement. </p><br><p>Crown is unmarked and I do not know if it is original, or if it is a replacement.</p>
    $149.99
    Brand: Bulova
    $4.39 shipping
    Display: Analog
    or Best Offer
    Style: Antique
  • Vintage 1940's Bulova one button chronograph. Running well

    Here is a 17 jewel Bulova Chrono. Running well.
    $187.50
    24 bids
    $6.00 shipping
    Ending Today at 7:00PM PDT1h 6mBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sMovement: Mechanical (Hand-winding)
  • VINTAGE BULOVA 17 JEWEL 10KT ROLLED GOLD WATCH-KEEPS GOOD TIME - #477

    $44.00
    35 bids
    $4.25 shipping
    Ending Today at 6:42PM PDT48m 6sBrand: BulovaStyle: Antique
  • Vintage Bulova Automatic (Self-Winding) Men's Watch

    If you are looking for an exceptional mid 1950's Bulova Sunburst here is one super clean one to consider. The case, crystal, dial and hands are all just beautiful. I have owned many in my collection but this one is truly exceptional.
    $189.00
    Brand: Bulova
    Free shipping
    Gender: Men's
    or Best Offer
    Movement: Automatic (Self-Winding)
  • VINTAGE BULOVA SUPER SEVILLE STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC DAY/DATE

    BULOVA- 100% AUTHENTIC OR YOUR MONEY BACK. MODEL- SUPER SEVILLE. BRACELET – STAINLESS STEEL WITH FOLDING LOCKING CLASP. CASE – STAINLESS STEEL. BEZEL –STAINLESS STEEL. PICTURES - THIS IS THE ACTUAL WATCH YOU WILL RECEIVE.
    $224.50
    9 bids
    Free shipping
    Ending Today at 8:07PM PDT2h 13mBrand: BulovaModel: Bulova Super SevilleGender: Men's
  • Vintage Bulova Accutron Asymmetrical Mens Watch

    <p dir="ltr">Vintage Bulova Accutron Asymmetrical Mens Watch in good working condition with minimal signs of wear,  small.crack on the crystal at the ten o'clock position. </p> <p dir="ltr">Stainless steel case and flex watch band,  silver watch face and watch hands.  </p> <p dir="ltr">Bulova 214 tuning fork movement.</p> <p dir="ltr">Case measures 33.5mm wide. </p> <p dir="ltr">Comes in the original box.</p> <p dir="ltr">Rare mens Accutron in great working condition!<br> </p>
    $149.99
    1 bid
    $7.85 shipping
    Ending Tuesday at 7:15PM PDT2d 1hBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sStyle: Antique
  • Vintage Boluva 10K Gold Filled Men's Wrist Watch with Art Déco Rectangle Face

    All orders will be calculated by weight and location.
    $59.99
    1 bid
    $5.30 shipping
    Ending Today at 6:16PM PDT22m 19sBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sStyle: Antique
  • Vintage Bulova 17 Jewels Mechanical Hand-Wind Swiss Made Men Watch.

    New genuine leather wrist watch band size 230 mm.
    $9.99
    1 bid
    $3.50 shipping
    Ending Monday at 6:55PM PDT1d 1hBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sMovement: Mechanical (Hand-winding)
  • Bulova men's automatic vintage, with day and date in excellent condition

    $85.00
    0 bids
    $3.63 shipping
    Ending Tuesday at 11:32AM PDT1d 17hBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sMovement: Mechanical (Automatic)
  • Vintage Bulova L7 17 Jewel Mens Wrist Watch--works 10K rolled gold Swiss Mov

    $34.95
    0 bids
    $5.95 shipping
    Ending Today at 6:00PM PDT6m 21sBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sCaseback: Snap
  • Vintage BULOVA Black Dial Self Winding Mens Watch*** Waterproof

    <p dir="ltr">Great old watch.Some light scuffs on the crystal. Guarenteed authentic. Runs great. Never used leather band.</p> <p dir="ltr">Please see my other auctions!</p>
    $50.00
    0 bids
    Free shipping
    Ending Thursday at 9:32AM PDT3d 15h
    or Best Offer
    Brand: BulovaModel: Omega ConstellationGender: Men's
  • Bulova Accutron 214 Spaceview custom stainless steel watch new Bulova band 1968

    The introduction of the Accutron in 1960 was a revolution in watch design. It has all NEW correct Accutron white dot crystal, white hands, dial spacer, case seal gasket, and battery. Even after 50+ years these unique watches continue to fascinate.
    $425.00
    Brand: Bulova
    Free shipping
    Model: Accutron 214
    Guaranteed by Fri, Oct 25
    Gender: Men's
  • Vintage 17 jewel Bulova automatic gents watch from the 1960's Running well

    Here is a clean 17 jewel Bulova watch. Running well.
    $38.00
    25 bids
    $6.00 shipping
    Ending Today at 6:30PM PDT36m 16sBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sMovement: Mechanical (Automatic)
  • VINTAGE 1970 BULOVA ACCUTRON 218 18K GOLD PLATED MENS WRISTWATCH RUNNING

    <p dir="ltr">VINTAGE 1970 BULOVA ACCUTRON 218 18K GOLD PLATED MENS WRISTWATCH!</p> <p dir="ltr">Condition is pre-owned. The watch is running (with the trademark Accutron hum), but accuracy is not guaranteed.</p> <p dir="ltr">Watch comes on a blue leather strap with a gold buckle. </p> <p dir="ltr">There are scratches and scuffs around the case (see pictures). Hands have some strong patina (see pictures).</p>
    $37.00
    0 bids
    FAST 'N FREE
    Ending Friday at 7:00PM PDT5d 1hBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sCaseback: Screwback Case
  • Vintage 1982 Bulova Mens Super Seville Calendar Watch

    Very beautiful Bulova Super Seville Calendar Complication Watch. The Jubilee bracelet is incredibly comfortable on your wrist and, when worn a bit loose, glides back and forth with ease. Nonetheless, this watch has a magnificent sunburst dial that is silver when viewed straight-on, but changes to a warm champagne color as the viewing angle increases.
    $260.00
    20 bids
    $10.00 shipping
    Ending Monday at 12:21PM PDT18h 26mBrand: BulovaModel: Bulova Super SevilleGender: Men's
  • Bulova Accutron Men's Gold Plate Date Watch Cool Vignette Brown Dial: Movt. 2181

    Crown advances hour and minute hands, and date wheel advances. New battery and new brown leather watch strap. Watch is being sold as is. All efforts are made to describe each watch as best as possible, including detailed photographs.
    $51.00
    8 bids
    $5.99 shipping
    Ending Today at 7:18PM PDT1h 24mBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sCaseback: Screwback Case
  • Bulova Men's Quartz Day Date Gold & Stainless Watch C9671328 A8 marked BNSF Back

    Crown advances hour and minute hands. All efforts are made to describe each watch as best as possible, including detailed photographs.
    $15.50
    5 bids
    $5.99 shipping
    Ending Today at 7:20PM PDT1h 25mBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sCaseback: Screwback Case
  • Vintage 1960 (M0) Bulova Wrist Watch - Manual Wind - Anti Magnetic - Waterproof

    Vintage 1960 (M0) Bulova Wrist Watch - Manual Wind - Anti Magnetic - Waterproof. Condition is Pre-owned.  Watch is in excellent condition and winds and runs well.  Black leather band with golden buckle.
    $105.00
    Brand: Bulova
    Free shipping
    Movement: Manual Winding
    or Best Offer
    Style: Antique
  • New ListingVintage Bulova Computron N6 RED LED Working Mens Digital Watch-Silver

    Condition is Pre-owned. No scratches in RED display face.
    $55.00
    4 bids
    $7.18 shipping
    Ending Oct 27 at 6:53AM PDT6d 12hBrand: BulovaModel: Bulova ComputronGender: Men's
  • Vintage Gold Tone Bulova Selfwinding 17 Jewel Swiss Made Watch

    <p>Vintage Gold Tone Bulova Selfwinding 17 Jewel Swiss Made Watch. Condition is Pre-owned. Shipped with USPS First Class Package. Watch is running but has not been tested for accuracy</p>
    $32.00
    12 bids
    $7.90 shipping
    Ending Tuesday at 9:15PM PDT2d 3hBrand: BulovaModel: SelfwindingStyle: Antique
  • Vintage 1940s Bulova "His Excellency" 7AK 21j Mens Wristwatch Movement Running

    See the photos. We observe if it is ticking or not and may report if it appears strong or sluggish. We note any visible missing parts. We do not test for accuracy and do not test for more than a few minutes.
    $75.00
    0 bids
    $7.85 shipping
    Ending Monday at 5:10PM PDT23h 16mBrand: BulovaGender: UnisexMovement: Mechanical (Hand-winding)
  • Vintage Bulova Accutron Railroad Approved 10KT R.G.P Watch Face

    There are surface scratches and fading on the front. I am human and capable of missing things.
    $49.95
    0 bids
    $3.95 shipping
    Ending Saturday at 7:53AM PDT5d 13hBrand: BulovaStyle: Antique
  • New Listing1959 BULOVA 23J AUTOMATIC HEAT & COLD 6 ADJUST MEN'S Wrist Watch USA MADE RUN

    THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL WATCH GREAT TO ADD TO YOUR COLLECTION. THE 2 TONE DIAL IS GOLD & SILVER COLOR WITH GOLD HANDS AND BLACK NUMBERS. BAND: MWC LIGHT BROWN LEATHER BAND. SERIAL NUMBER ON THE. MODEL NUMBER: 10BZAC.
    $54.00
    23 bids
    $6.99 shipping
    Ending Thursday at 7:22PM PDT4d 1hBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sCaseback: Snap
  • Vintage Men's Bulova Snorkel 17 Jewel Automatic Diver Watch, works great!

    Condition is Pre-owned. Marks and scratches on the case consistent with age and light use. The crystal is clear. I am not aware of any issues with the watch. Width, ex crown is about 35mm, lugs 18mm.
    $203.00
    1 bid
    $16.95 shipping
    Ending Oct 27 at 7:30PM PDT7d 1hBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sMovement: Mechanical (Automatic)
  • Vintage BULOVA Automatic Mens Watch*** Waterproof

    <p dir="ltr">Great old watch in excellent condition. Guarenteed authentic. Runs great, no problems. Never used leather band.</p> <p dir="ltr">Please see my other auctions!</p>
    $200.00
    Brand: Bulova
    or Best Offer
    Model: Omega Constellation
    FAST 'N FREE
    Gender: Men's
  • Vintage Bulova Wind Up Swiss Watch Seventeen Jewels Stainless Steel Luminous

    May or may not see ghost to lite scratches on case, back plate, bracelet all minor. October 2019 tested and inspected we discovered that the watch is RUNNING FAST AND NEEDS TO BE SERVICE/ADJUSTED. Watch is smoke and pet free, very clean ready to wear, dependable, wrist fit up to 8 1/2" max can fit smaller size down to 7 1/2".
    $7.50
    7 bids
    $4.00 shipping
    Ending Today at 7:58PM PDT2h 3mBrand: BulovaGender: UnisexCaseback: Screwback Case
  • Bulova Date 1967 Rare Vintage Mens wristwatch

    <p dir="ltr">Bulova Date 1967 Rare Vintage Mens wristwatch . Condition is Pre-owned but in excellent collectible shape.  Be sure to check back soon for future jewelry and watch auctions to come. I combine shipping.  I do not cancel bids. </p>
    $10.99
    3 bids
    $5.30 shipping
    Ending Friday at 7:38AM PDT4d 13hBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sStyle: Antique
  • New ListingMens Vintage Bulova 23 Jewel, 64cal Automatic Watch Working Great Condition

    <p>Mens Vintage Bulova 23 Jewel, 64cal Automatic Watch Working Great Condition. THE CLEAN,LUBRICATED 64 CALIBRE 23 JEWELS AUTOMATIC MOVEMENT,RUNS GOOD and STRONG.</p><br><p>RED CROSS HAIR on ARCTIC WHITE DIAL,BLACK HANDS(RED SECONDS HAND),CRYSTAL and STAINLESS STEEL CASE are in very good condition. </p><br><p>MEASURING 36mm ACROSS,INCLUDING the SIGNED BULOVA CROWN.</p><br><p>FITTED with a NEW 20mm RED EDGE STITCHED BLACK LEATHER STRAP / STAINLESS STEEL BUCKLE,TO COMPLIMENT THE RED CROSS HAIR DIAL.</p><p> is Pre-owned.</p>
    $210.00
    Brand: Bulova
    $5.00 shipping
    Gender: Men's
    or Best Offer
    Display: Analog
  • Vintage Bulova 666

    Condition is Pre-owned. WATCH RUNS BUT REQUIRES NEW CROWN STEM.
    $38.00
    12 bids
    $15.00 shipping
    Ending Tuesday at 4:30PM PDT1d 22hBrand: BulovaStyle: Antique
  • Vintage bulova whale watch Blue Dial

    <p>Vintage bulova whale watch Blue Dial. Running. Comes on mesh style band. Please review the photos as I do not except returns.</p>
    $150.00
    Brand: Bulova
    $10.00 shipping
    Display: Analog
    or Best Offer
    Style: Antique
  • BULOVA $399 MEN'S QUARTZ SILVER-TONE BLACK DIAL DATE CHRONO WATCH 96B234>

    THIS IS A FAMOUS BULOVA QUARTZ WATCH. Special Features That You'll Only Find with Bulova. No, this is a display model and does not have the original box or paperwork. After all, you wear the watch, not the box.
    $28.00
    24 bids
    $8.99 shipping
    Ending Tuesday at 7:16PM PDT2d 1hBrand: BulovaModel: Bulova PrecisionistGender: Men's
  • VINTAGE BULOVA ACCUTRON WRIST WATCH 10 K GOLD FILLED BEZEL EXCELLENT

    BULOVA ACCUTRON® DRESS WATCH. MODEL 10K GOLD FILLED BEZEL. EXCELLENT WORKING CONDITION. Condition is Gently used.
    $45.00
    5 bids
    $4.00 shipping
    Ending Tuesday at 4:05PM PDT1d 22hBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sMovement: Tuning Fork
  • Vintage Men's BULOVA Watch 17j Leather Band Fancy Lugs #6 *

    Fancy Lugs. WE ASK THAT YOU DO THIS TO PREVENT ANY MISUNDERSTANDING, CONFUSION, AND INCONVENIENCE. Genuine Hand Stitched Leather Band. Stem Wound / Stem Set. Length 8.5".
    $15.50
    10 bids
    $3.99 shipping
    Ending Oct 27 at 5:56PM PDT7dBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sMovement: Mechanical (Hand-winding)
  • VINTAGE BULOVA WATCH - Waterproof Black Dial Glossy M3 G622650 Swiss Handwinding

    Otherwise, service history is unknown. from Bulova. Gorgeous glossy black dial is free of cracks or major blemishes. Bottom of the dial reads "SWISS". Overall condition is good for its age, although there is light oxidation on hours, minutes, and seconds hands.
    $129.95
    Brand: Bulova
    Free shipping
    Gender: Men's
    or Best Offer
    Movement: Mechanical (Hand-winding)
  • Bulova Vintage 14k Women's Watch With Tiny Diamonds~Keeps Time

    <p>Bulova Vintage 14k Women's Watch With Tiny Diamonds~Keeps Time. This is a very pretty delicate watch with 16 tiny diamonds it keeps excellent time. From what I’ve been able to find out this “Treasure Mate” watch has an Elgin movement and in 1955 sold for $225.00. The watch and crystal have minor scratches which do not detract from it’s beauty. The band comfortably fits a 6 3/4” wrist and is made by Kreisler and I believe is a combination of 10K GF and stainless steel. The watch without the band is approximately 2 1/4” long. Condition is Pre-owned. I will ship first class USPS fully insured.</p>
    $200.00
    0 bids
    $7.50 shipping
    Ending Monday at 2:43PM PDT20h 49mBrand: BulovaGender: Women'sStyle: Antique
  • Vintage BULOVA Oceanographer Men's Wristwatch Automatic 333 Feet Working 10k GF

    10K Gold Filled Bezel. Bulova date code N2 = 1972. Serial number: T001837.
    $225.00
    Brand: Bulova
    or Best Offer
    Model: Bulova Oceanographer
    FAST 'N FREE
    Gender: Men's
  • VINTAGE NO BULOVA AUTOMATIC SELFWINDING 10k rgp WRIST WATCH

    <p dir="ltr">VINTAGE NO BULOVA AUTOMATIC SELFWINDING 10k rgp WRIST WATCH . Condition is Pre-owned. Shipped with USPS First Class Package.<br> This is a fantastic looking old watch. It is working. The band looks to be original but in pretty rough shape. Hopefully the pictures will provide a good description and I will certainly do my best to answer any questions. Check my store for other great items from this collection and don't forget to save us as one of your favorite sellers. We start multiple new auctions every week so check back often. Thank you so much<br> Case measures approximately 1 1/4" wide </p>
    $14.95
    1 bid
    $4.53 shipping
    Ending Friday at 7:26PM PDT5d 1hBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sMovement: Automatic (Self-Winding)
  • 1960s Bulova 23j Mens Wristwatch Movement 10K GF Waterproof Self Winding Running

    We observe if it is ticking or not and may report if it appears strong or sluggish. We note any visible missing parts. We do not test for accuracy and do not test for more than a few minutes. See the photos.
    $50.00
    0 bids
    $7.85 shipping
    Ending Monday at 5:13PM PDT23h 19mBrand: BulovaGender: UnisexMovement: Mechanical (Hand-winding)
  • Vintage Bulova Accutron Tuning Fork 2182 Men's S/S Day/Date Watch/ Running!!

    Beautiful Watch Keeping Accurate Time!!
    $68.00
    20 bids
    $6.00 shipping
    Ending Tuesday at 1:26PM PDT1d 19hBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sMovement: Tuning Fork
  • Bulova Marine Star Mens Chronograph Tachometer Watch 96B98 Used

    $24.80
    1 bid
    $3.92 shipping
    Ending Monday at 6:10AM PDT12h 16mTop Rated PlusBrand: BulovaModel: Bulova Marine StarGender: Men's
  • Vintage Bulova 23 Jewel Automatic 10k Rolled Gold Bezel Works

    Hallmark: Bulova. However, we will accept Cashier's Checks if noted upon checkout. Jewels: 23. This is not negotiable. Case Size: 31.4 mm. We pride ourselves in carrying high quality estate and antique jewelry.
    $26.68
    5 bids
    $7.99 shipping
    Ending Oct 27 at 6:50PM PDT7dBrand: BulovaGender: Men'sCaseback: Screwback Case
  • 1930's Bulova 10AE Tank Style Hand Wind Men's Wrist Watch

    Nice two dial 1. If you ever have a problem, we want to take care of it and that is a promise. We are here to help! We’ve spent 100’s of hours working to perfect the perfect photo. Our goal is to photograph it in a way that allows you to see what the item will look like when it is in front of you.
    $100.00
    Brand: Bulova
    $3.10 shipping
    Gender: Men's
    or Best Offer
    Style: Antique
    Guaranteed by Fri, Oct 25
    17 watching
  • Vintage Bulova Men's Watch c1967, Running Mechanical, Signed Strap and Buckle

    Up for sale is a1967 Bulova Watch. Dial : attractive original dark blue dial with light blue hands and markers, clean and in good condition with light wear and aging; signed Bulova; center-seconds hand.
    $135.00
    Brand: Bulova
    $4.50 shipping
    Gender: Unisex
    11 watching
    Movement: Mechanical (Hand-winding)

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Bulova Vintage Watches - Own a Piece of History

In the late 1800s, an innovative, quality craftsman named Joseph Bulova opened a small jewelry store in New York City. Constantly looking to improve precision, Bulova used emerging technology to create many firsts of the watchmaker's art, including the Accutron watch using a tuning fork to regulating time-keeping. In 1912, Bulova introduced the then-revolutionary concept of assembly line mass production to manufacturing watches.

Movements used in vintage Bulova watches

Many types of men's, ladies', and diver vintage Bulova watches are available on eBay at various prices. These affordable vintage Bulova wristwatches have three movements. Keep these variables in mind in your decision-making process:

  • Hand crank (manual) movement: The hand crank movement, also called a manual movement, has to be wound by turning the stem back and forth to "charge" the watch.
  • Self-winding: The self-winding movement has a small pendulum that uses the wearer's everyday movements to wind the watch.
  • Battery/quartz movement: This uses an extremely thin quartz crystal that vibrates at an exact frequency from electric impulses supplied by a small battery. Since the first battery-powered wristwatches went into production in 1969, the number that could be classified as vintage is extremely limited.
Crystals used on Bulova watches

There are three basic types of crystals on Bulova watches that you can obtain on eBay:

  • Acrylic: This is basically a type of plastic, is the easiest to scratch, but also the easiest to repair, requiring only a quick buffing to removes scratches
  • Mineral glass: This is a specific type of heat-treated, scratch-resistant, tempered glass.
  • Sapphire glass: This is a synthetic material made by heating aluminum oxide under extreme temperatures. A sapphire crystal is several times harder than steel and is the second hardest material on earth. Only diamond is harder.
What makes the Bulova brand iconic?

In addition to being one of the first companies to advertise with radio and TV commercials, Bulova was one of the first to sponsor sporting events. Bulova watches are also part of history. When deciding among the vintage Bulova watch options on eBay, keep the following historical events in mind:

  • The Bulova Lone Eagle wristwatch was presented to Colonel Charles Lindbergh in 1927.
  • The Bulova Chronograph was worn by Apollo 15 astronaut Dave Scott.
  • Bulova wristwatches were worn by astronauts on 46 NASA space missions, including having a Bulova Chronograph placed in the Sea of Tranquility and left on the moon.
Do illuminated watches present a health hazard due to radioactivity?

Concerns about radioactivity may play a role in your decision-making. Early vintage Bulova watches used such small amounts of radioactive radium that they are harmless, however. More recent watches use radioactive material embedded in microscopic, hermetically sealed tubes made of borosilicate glass.

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