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Bulova Accu-goddamnthat'scheap!

Postby AJC » November 23rd 2017, 11:14am

https://www.ebay.com/itm/302084248996

Under 300?

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I mean, I have my eye on one watch in particular so this is a no go for me. But someone will want this...

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Re: Bulova Accu-goddamnthat'scheap!

Postby foghorn » November 23rd 2017, 11:56am

That is cheap. I have seen elsewhere that in this line Bulova uses some weird ass screws for the caseback that only they have the tool for.
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Re: Bulova Accu-goddamnthat'scheap!

Postby Racer-X » November 23rd 2017, 12:16pm

Wow, 165 sold.
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Re: Bulova Accu-goddamnthat'scheap!

Postby svaglic » November 23rd 2017, 6:32pm

I saw that yesterday, I liked it and thought the bracelet was nice and it's a good size. I just don't need it, it doesn't fit in with what I'm looking for. I will probably kick myself later.
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Re: Bulova Accu-goddamnthat'scheap!

Postby Racer-X » November 23rd 2017, 8:41pm

EDIT: 5 per customer limit, not sure how many are left. Great deal but like svaglic, just don't need it.
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Re: Bulova Accu-goddamnthat'scheap!

Postby Thunder1 » November 23rd 2017, 8:48pm

Great everyday auto chrono at that price...
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Re: Bulova Accu-goddamnthat'scheap!

Postby gerdson » November 23rd 2017, 10:07pm

Selitta SW500
Not a bad deal. But what does it tell us about the watch market when someone can sell a bigger batch at that price...
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Re: Bulova Accu-goddamnthat'scheap!

Postby 3Flushes » November 23rd 2017, 11:42pm

gerdson wrote:Selitta SW500
Not a bad deal. But what does it tell us about the watch market when someone can sell a bigger batch at that price...


These watches are likely NOS, 7 or more years old, or purchased from a broke distributor, or whatnot. Apparently in addition to being an authorized Bulova dealer, the lister is also an authorized Bulova liquidator. That's not to say that it's not a nice watch at a great price; have my fill of chronos.
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Re: Bulova Accu-goddamnthat'scheap!

Postby conjurer » November 23rd 2017, 11:58pm

This brings back some memories. About six or seven years ago, Bulova 7750s (I forget the model name, some of the old-timers here would remember) were selling gray for three bills. They came with really nice eleven-link bracelets. Everybody was buying them, and trying to sell 'em for a profit,

At one point a lot of the mid-tier makers were doing this (or liquidators were.) I got a Victorinox 33mm watch with an ETA 2892 movement for Mrs. C (which she still wears sometimes) for a couple of bills--the movement alone is selling today on Ofrei for over three hundred bucks.
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Re: Bulova Accu-goddamnthat'scheap!

Postby 3Flushes » November 24th 2017, 12:23am

conjurer wrote:This brings back some memories. About six or seven years ago, Bulova 7750s (I forget the model name, some of the old-timers here would remember) were selling gray for three bills. They came with really nice eleven-link bracelets. Everybody was buying them, and trying to sell 'em for a profit,

At one point a lot of the mid-tier makers were doing this (or liquidators were.) I got a Victorinox 33mm watch with an ETA 2892 movement for Mrs. C (which she still wears sometimes) for a couple of bills--the movement alone is selling today on Ofrei for over three hundred bucks.


I think those were the VX-200''s. They had fantastic bracelets, super comfy wrist huggers and lots of nice variations. I had a good looking Pepsi bezel'd, black dialed version as I recall, which I gifted to what turned out to be a drunken, drug addled, schtick drek cousin who probably wound up trading it for a bottle of MD 20-20 and 25 mics of acid.
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Re: Bulova Accu-goddamnthat'scheap!

Postby foghorn » November 24th 2017, 5:26am

2014 manufacture according to code on caseback.
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Re: Bulova Accu-goddamnthat'scheap!

Postby gerdson » November 24th 2017, 6:08am

Cool - thanks. I was not aware it is an older model. Good deal nonetheless.
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Re: Bulova Accu-goddamnthat'scheap!

Postby Thunder1 » November 24th 2017, 7:31am

3Flushes wrote:
conjurer wrote:This brings back some memories. About six or seven years ago, Bulova 7750s (I forget the model name, some of the old-timers here would remember) were selling gray for three bills. They came with really nice eleven-link bracelets. Everybody was buying them, and trying to sell 'em for a profit,

At one point a lot of the mid-tier makers were doing this (or liquidators were.) I got a Victorinox 33mm watch with an ETA 2892 movement for Mrs. C (which she still wears sometimes) for a couple of bills--the movement alone is selling today on Ofrei for over three hundred bucks.


I think those were the VX-200''s. They had fantastic bracelets, super comfy wrist huggers and lots of nice variations. I had a good looking Pepsi bezel'd, black dialed version as I recall, which I gifted to what turned out to be a drunken, drug addled, schtick drek cousin who probably wound up trading it for a bottle of MD 20-20 and 25 mics of acid.

I picked up one of these for my son(black bezel) for a B-day gift a couple of years ago...so impressed w/ it for the price, I bought another for myself..still have it, btw...
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