In 1875, a young Czech immigrant named Joseph Bulova set up shop in New York City, and a legendary American watch brand was born. Bulova was trained as a jeweler, and his expertise carried over into his watchmaking career, which began around 1911 with boudoir clocks and pocket watches, and soon evolved to include what was then one of the latest and most fashionable technological innovations: the wristwatch. Bulova introduced its first line of wristwatches in 1919. The company grew and prospered, and soon early radio and television ads were declaring, America runs on Bulova time. In the 1950s, continuing its legacy of innovation, Bulova introduced Accutron, the first electronic watch, and the first breakthrough in timekeeping technology in over 300 years. The Accutron timing mechanism was later adapted for use by NASA computers and a Bulova timer was even placed on the moon to control transmissions of data. Bulova timepieces have kept official time aboard Air Force One and have also served as official timepieces for U.S. Olympic teams. Today, Bulova maintains its tradition of excellence in technology and design, offering a diverse collection of beautiful precision timepieces for every occasion. From the Manufacturer: From the marine star collection. High-performance chronograph in stainless steel with rotating ratchet bezel, multiple-layer black enamel and red dial, luminous hands and markers, calendar, red luminous-tipped chronograph tachymeter, small sweep, screw-back case, patterned black rubber strap, and water resistance to 100 meters. Diameter: 43.0mm thickness: 12.5mm. Product Description: Stainless steel case with a black rubber strap. Fixed stainless steel bezel. Black and red dial with silver-tone hands and index hour markers. Minute markers. Tachymeter around the outer rim. Dial Type: Analog. Luminescent hands and markers. Date display between 4 and 5 o'clock position. Chronograph - three sub-dials displaying: 24 hours, 60 minutes and 60 seconds. Quartz movement. Scratch resistant mineral crystal. Screw down crown. Solid case back. Case diameter: 43 mm. Case thickness: 13 mm. Round case shape. Band width: 22 mm. Tang clasp. Water resistant at 100 meters / 330 feet. Functions: date, hour, minute, second, chronograph. Sport watch style. Bulova Marine Star Black and Red Dial Black Rubber Strap Men's Watch 96B186.
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