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I found a great deal on a 1970's Accutron.

It's got a 2192.1 single-tuning fork movement.

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So I changed the battery, gave it a little 3 o'clock tap and off it went humming.

Now I knew there was a little flaw when I got it (for less than $50 delivered).
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But the hands, dial, and date wheel are pristine. The model is one that I have never seen before. Its size is classic at around 34mm.

So I took it in for a new crystal.
And today I got it back.

Yes. I am totally showing off. No modesty here.
Look how nice this is. I am really smiling at my newest watch.

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And now to look for a watchband to match... Still thinking about it.

What do you think?

Anyone know more about the model number or year of manufacture?
Have you seen one?
 

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I found a great deal on a 1970's Accutron.

It's got a 2192.1 single-tuning fork movement.

View attachment 13254539

So I changed the battery, gave it a little 3 o'clock tap and off it went humming.

Now I knew there was a little flaw when I got it (for less than $50 delivered).
View attachment 13254541

But the hands, dial, and date wheel are pristine. The model is one that I have never seen before. Its size is classic at around 34mm.

So I took it in for a new crystal.
And today I got it back.

Yes. I am totally showing off. No modesty here.
Look how nice this is. I am really smiling at my newest watch.

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And now to look for a watchband to match... Still thinking about it.

What do you think?

Anyone know more about the model number or year of manufacture?
Have you seen one?
What's the case number? I'm wondering if it's the same as the 218's that were the "gift" watch for a while.


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Normally 219s do not require the "technical tap" to start up.
You got a new crystal, but did you get it serviced as well?
If not...remove the battery and get the movement serviced before further use.
There is lint on the tuning fork and looks like the index finger is bent slightly backward near the index wheel.
Nice watch...would be ashamed to see mishandled.
Regards, BG
 

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Normally 219s do not require the "technical tap" to start up.
You got a new crystal, but did you get it serviced as well?
If not...remove the battery and get the movement serviced before further use.
There is lint on the tuning fork and looks like the index finger is bent slightly backward near the index wheel.
Nice watch...would be ashamed to see mishandled.
Regards, BG

Thanks BG for the advice.
Any advice where? My watchmaker does not do Accutrons, so I'd have to send it away from Alaska.

(I will check a few other places here at WUS soon when I get a chance. Summer here is now in full swing, so I have time)

Thanks
AlaskaJohnboy
 
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