MERLOT~1973 BULOVA JET STAR DAY/DATE AUTOMATIC

MERLOT~1973 BULOVA JET STAR DAY/DATE AUTOMATIC

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FOR SALE IS A RARE AND SUPER GROOVY 1973, BULOVA JET-STAR AUTOMATIC WITH KILLER MERLOT DIAL. 

 

CASE: SUPER SHARP ALL STEEL  C-SHAPED CASE MEASURING A HEALTHY 39mm NOT INCLUDING ORIGINAL SIGNED CROWN. THIS CASE IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION MAINTAINING ITS ORIGINAL BRUSHED FINISH ON TOP AND CRISP EDGES. THIS ONE WEARS REALLY NICE AND BIG WITH THAT WIDE DIAL AND THIN BEZEL.

 

DIAL: THIS FACE IS SIMPLY STUNNING. HOW COOL IS THAT DARK SEMI-MATTE MERLOT DIAL? I LOVE THE DASHES OF WHITE ON THOSE STEEL MARKERS AND ALSO ON THE STICK HANDS. CHECK OUT HOW NICELY PRESERVED THAT CREAMY TRITIUM IS BOTH ON THE LUME PLOTS AND ON THE HANDS. I'M A FAN OF THE 2-TONE DAY/DATE DISPLAY AS WELL. ALL VIEWED UNDER A NOS CRYSTAL. 

 

MOVEMENT: THIS GENTLEMAN RUNS ON A HIGH-GRADE A.SCHILD 17JEWEL AUTOMATIC DAY/DATE MOVEMENT.  BOTH DAY AND DATE ARE QUICKSET ON THIS MODEL. WATCH RUNS STRONG AND KEEPS GOOD TIME. SERVICE HISTORY IS UNKNOWN, BUT AMPLITUDE READOUT IS STRONG ON THE TIMEGRAPHER.

 

WATCH COMES MOUNTED ON A COMFY TEXTURED BROWN LEATHER STRAP WHICH LOOKS EXTRA SPORTY ON THIS BULOVA.  YOU REALLY GOTTA SEE THIS ONE IN PERSON TO GET THE FULL APPRECIATION. IT'S REALLY SUCH A BEAUTIFUL WATCH WITH SOME 70s FUNK ATTITUDE.

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