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FS is an all original 1970 Bulova Oceanographer Snorkel 666 ft. diver (Date code N0). This is a very desirable model popular with GIs during Vietnam war. It is 41mm excluding crown and is the most comfortable 41mm diver I've ever owned. Case curves to wrist nicely. The indices on this watch still glow brightly! Never relumed, all original - this thing may be radioactive, heck, I don't know! Warning: may cause wrist cancer, but what a way to go, right!! (I'm a cancer survivor so I can say this tongue in cheek).

These Bulovas have Swiss made 17J movements. Although a US company, Bulova had its own factory in Bienne, SW and made fantastic movements. Nice coke bakelite bezel is unidirectional (proper for a serious diver) and ratchets 60 times with a firm click and lines up perfectly to -0-. Minor crack around 12 but doesn't affect wearbility at all. Excellent (I'd say 85%) condition for 44 yr. old diver. Gorgeous minty crosshair dial with all the desirable designations (Oceanographer, Snorkel, 666 ft.). All stainless steel case (no chrome over base metal). When I bought it, seller said it had a crack somewhere on the crystal edge. Under 3X I’ve never found it, and watchmaker buffed it out when it was serviced last week (documentation of full service provided - cleaned, oiled, regulated, crystal buffed to clear). Bulova signed crown. I guess there’s one on it somewhere, but honest to goodness I can’t find it. Someone with better eyes or a 10X lupe could likely find it. Wears fine and crystals for this model are easily sourced for around $20. Comes on generic black leather strap.

Price is $495 shipped and insured CONUS.
 

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Weekend bump. OBRO.
 
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