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It's the Holy Grail of Accutrons. SOLID PLATINUM 214 !!!


First one I've ever seen. Sure, we've heard about it but no one has ever actually held one that I've known. Have you seen another? An early newspaper article published in the Long Island Newsday in March of 1961 mentioned a $2500 platinum Accutron. I'm betting there were fewer than a dozen produced and likely only the biggest wigs of the time received one. This one's serial # is B55958 and it was manufactured in February of 1961...a month before the article was published. Can you imagine someone paying $2500 for a watch in 1961? Was there a more expensive watch from any other company at that time? First one I've ever seen. Sure, we've heard about it but no one has ever actually held one that I've known.  I have it on the best of authority that only a handful were produced and only in 1961. This one is from February of 1961. I was informed, too, that it was intended for Christmas sales. And it's HEAVY!!!

 

Here's some info I found fascinating:

 

Crystal: 29.4mm

Model 2703-P

Buckle marked: irid plat, Z & F

Back of dial marked: 05-5, TRI

Case width: 32.73mm

Bracelet: integrated, heavy decorated mesh

Case back: marked at top, Plat-Irid

Inside case back has a letter "P" stamped. Printed in black ink, "945"

Crown is non-snap back

Battery hatch has spring with raised, circular center...not the earlier 3-prong

Dial: gloss black with what appears to be platinum hour markers

Total weight with dial, hands, movement, and crystal (no battery): 4.25 ounces

Total weight without dial, hands, movement, crystal, battery: 3.8 ounces


If you are looking for a specific Accutron not pictured, please ask because I have many rare models available.

 

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Accutron RepaIR 214 & 218
Accutron Spaceview Repair
Accutron Astronaut Repair
Accutron Service &
Accutron Restoration

Hi, I'm Bob!

Accutron Repair - Accutron Museum - Others for Sale
Accutrons for Sale - Accutron Spaceview Repair Service

Accutron Astronauts
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Military Watches for Sale from a fellow watch-collector
MyBob.net, P.O. Box 204, Normal, IL 61761
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