FAR-OUT~1972 BULOVA JET STAR DAY/DATE RED/BLACK ACCENTS

FAR-OUT~1972 BULOVA JET STAR DAY/DATE RED/BLACK ACCENTS

Regular price $0.00 $525.00 Sale

FOR SALE IS A RARE AND SUPER GROOVY 1972, BULOVA JESTER AUTOMATIC WITH KILLER RED/BLACK ACCENTS.

 

CASE: SHARP ALL-STEEL C-SHAPED CASE MEASURING A HEALTHY 39mm NOT INCLUDING ORIGINAL CROWN  BY 41.5mm LUG TO LUG. THE CASE IS IN GOOD CONDITION WITH SOME MINOR SIGNS OF WEAR BUT LOOKING OVERALL SHARP AND CLEAN. 

 

DIAL: THIS FACE IS SIMPLY STUNNING. IT'S ALMOST HARD TO CAPTURE IN PHOTOS THOSE BRILLIANT COLORS. THE BACKGROUND OF THE DIAL IS A CLEAN SILVER FINISH WITH BLACK PRINT. BUT, CHECKOUT THOSE GNARLY BLACK/RED ACCENTS ON THE APPLIED MARKERS AND THAT FABULOUS HANDSET. TRITIUM LUME PLOTS ARE WELL PRESERVED AND MATCH PERFECTLY WITH THE CREAMY LUME ON THE HANDS. I DIG THAT BLACK/STEEL SECONDS HAND. JUST SO MUCH COOL 70s FUNK ON THIS FACE. THE 2-TONE DAY/DATE WINDOW IS DEFINITELY A NICE TOUCH. 

 

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 AND WAS JUST INSPECTED BY MY WATCHMAKER WITH A NOS DAY/DATE WHEEL INSTALLED.

 

WATCH COMES MOUNTED ON A PERIOD APPROPRIATE HIGH QUALITY JB CHAMPION STEEL BRACELET WHICH FITS REALLY WELL ON THIS BULOVA.  BRACELET IS CURRENTLY SIZED FOR A 7 INCH WRIST WITH 6 ADDITIONAL MICRO-ADJUTS. YOU REALLY GOTTA SEE THIS ONE IN PERSON TO GET THE FULL APPRECIATION. IT'S REALLY SUCH A BEAUTIFUL WATCH WITH SOME GREAT POPS OF COLOR AND SOLID WRIST PRESENCE. THIS JET-STAR COMES WITH ITS ORIGINAL OUTER BOX AND ORIGINAL PAPERS WHICH MAKES THIS ONE A PERFECT COLLECTOR'S PIECE. 

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