TROPICAL~’72 BULOVA SNORKEL 666 BAKELITE BEZEL DIVER

TROPICAL~’72 BULOVA SNORKEL 666 BAKELITE BEZEL DIVER

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FOR SALE IS A VERY RARE AND HARD TO COME BY 1972 BULOVA SNORKEL  WITH COOL TROPICAL DIAL AND GNARLY BAKELITE BEZEL. 

  • CASE: FUNKY ALL-STEEL DIVER CASE MEASURING A NICE 38.5mm ACROSS CASE NOT INCLUDING ORIGINAL SIGNED CROWN BY 42.6mm LUG TO LUG. CASE IS IN GOOD CONDITION AND MAINTAINING ALL ITS FACTORY ORIGINAL FINISHES AND SHARP LINES. BUT.....IT'S ALL ABOUT THAT BLACK BAKELITE BEZEL WITH THE FADED ORANGE SEGMENT. WHAT A GORGEOUS PIECE OF ENGINEERING WITH ITS INTEGRATED DESIGN AND 60 CLICK BIDIRECTIONAL FUNCTIONALITY. 
  • DIAL: NOW THIS IS A GOOD LOOKIN' FACE RIGHT HERE. CHECK OUT THAT GORGEOUS TROPICAL ACTION ON WHAT STARTED OUT AS A SEMI-MATTE DEEP BLACK BACKGROUND BUT HAS AGED TO A LOVELY BROWN. THE LUME AGED TRIITUM HAS SOME NICE EVEN PATINA BOTH ON THE DIAL AND THOSE GROOVY WHITE HANDS. THIS IS A TOTAL NO-NONSENSE AND HIGHLY LEGIBLE DIVER DIAL WITH SOME WARM VINTAGE VIBES
  • MOVEMENT: THIS SNORKEL RUNS ON A GILTED 17J BULOVA 11AOACB IN-HOUSE AUTOMATIC WHICH WAS THE BRAND'S LAST MOVEMENT BEFORE OUTSOURCING TO ETA. SERVICE HISTORY ON THIS ONE IS UNKNOWN, BUT THIS ONE IS RUNNING LIKE A TOTAL DREAM. DATE IS QUICKSET BY REPEATEDLY PULLING OUT THE CROWN.

 

  • WATCH IS MOUNTED ON ITS ORIGINAL INTEGRATED BULLET STYLE ALL STEEL BULOVA SIGNED BRACELET. BRACELET CAN ACCOMODATE UP TO AN 8"WRIST. THOSE WHO FOLLOW ME KNOW THAT I'M OBSESSED WITH THE 666 DIVERS PUT OUT BY BULOVA AND ALL ITS SUBSIDIARY DIVISIONS. THIS HAPPENS TO BE AN EXTREMELY RARE AND HARD TO COME BY SNORKEL OCEANOGRAPHER 666 WITH SOME LOVELY TROPICAL PATINA. COME AND GET IT, YOU DEVIL!