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BULOVA – Lunar Pilot Chronograph Special Edition 96B251

96B251

£469.00
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Bulova Lunar Pilot Chronograph Special Edition Leather Strap Watch

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Description

Lunar Pilot Chronograph

Sometimes known as “the other moon watch”, the original Bulova Lunar Pilot Chronograph was worn to the moon by Astronaut David Scott. Scott wore the watch on the Apollo 15 mission in 1971. For a fascinating, brilliantly researched article on the original watch, read more here on Worn & Wound.

Bulova’s modern interpretation of the watch has a high-performance quartz movement. With a frequency of 262 kHz, it operates at a higher frequency than most quartz or mechanical movements. This results in increased precision.

Case & Dial

With a 45mm stainless steel case, the Bulova Lunar Pilot Chronograph is a sizeable watch. However, with gently curving case contouring, it is comfortable to wear. Additionally, the chronograph pushers are shaped to follow the shape of the case. This is true to the original watch and is a nice detail. Finally, the caseback has engraving which commemorates the Apollo 15 mission. The black dial is multi-level which adds depth. There is a tachymetre scale around the outside edge which is stepped up from the centre of the dial. In keeping with the original, the Bulova logo is the version from the 70’s.

Strap

The Bulova Lunar Pilot Chronograph is fitted with a black leather strap with a texture that looks like carbon fibre. However, the watch is also supplied with an additional strap in black nylon. This has a nubuck leather patch that commemorates the date of the mission to the moon: 08021971.

Bulova and Apollo 15

Founded in 1875 by Joseph Bulova, this famous American brand has a long history of innovation. They collaborated with NASA on 46 space missions. Additionally, a Bulova timer was even placed on the sea of tranquility during the first moon walk. The Bulova Lunar Pilot Chronograph commemorates the Apollo 15 mission which was the fourth to land on the moon. It is a functional, well constructed chronograph with fascinating history attached. Covered by a three year warranty, peace of mind is guaranteed.

  • High Performance Quartz movement
  • Hours, minutes, chronograph, date
  • Stainless steel case, 45mm diameter, 14mm depth
  • Screw caseback with special edition engraving
  • Black dial, luminescent hands and markers
  • Black leather strap, stainless steel pin buckle and additional black nylon strap
  • Sapphire crystal
  • Water resistant 5 bar (50m)
  • Three Year Manufacturer’s Warranty

 

Additional information
Brand

Bulova

Gender

Men's

Movement Type

Battery Powered Quartz

Features

Chronograph

Case Shape

Round

Dial Colour

Black

Material Type

Stainless Steel

Strap Type

Leather

Strap Colour

Black

Water Resistance

50m

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  1. Elgharabawy Mostafa

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    Extremely Professional Service, exact item received in a well packaged parcel, I would definitely return back 🙂

  2. Anonymous

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    Very straightforward ordering and delivered timeously!

  3. Caroline C.

    Verified reviewVerified review - view originalExternal link | gbEngland, United Kingdom

    Quick service and great communication. Strap arrived as promised and well packaged. Many thanks

  4. Anonymous

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    The website is easy to use and was able to order without any problem, customer service was good.

  5. Malcolm Bruce

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    From the very beginning of making an enquiry to placing my order for an Oris watch strap I was looked after by Suzie in a professional and friendly manner. I would recommend watch specialists without hesitation to my family and friends. 10/10 thank you for a brilliant experience 😊

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