Bulova Curv

Bulova Curv chronograph

My instinct is not to write about men’s watches with quartz movements, but Curv by Bulova, presented at Baselworld in March 2016, has some significant features. The curved case is nothing new, but this watch has some extra features that are worth a comment. The watch has a transparent caseback, displaying the quartz movement. I…

Bulova Automatic 98A165-2

Bulova Automatic 98A165-2

Bulova are famous today for their high-beat quartz movements, and historically for their Accutrons used by NASA, but the new watches presented in 2016 include the Bulova Automatic, with deconstructed dial and transparent caseback. It has a steel case with rose gold ionic plating, 43 mm in diameter, 12 mm thick, water resistance 100 metres.…

Bulova moon-landing watch to be auctioned

The story of Omega and NASA is common knowledge, but there was another watch that went into space and was used on the moon. Dave Scott, commander of the Apollo 15 mission, took his own Bulova Chronograph with him as a back-up for the NASA-issue Omega Speedmaster, and used it during his extra-vehicular activities on…