Between 1970 and 1974 Bulova produced a number of distinctive chronograph watches that are sought after by vintage watch enthusiasts today. One of them was the “31008-6W” timepiece, also known as the “Parking Meter.”
A re-edition is now being added to the brand’s Archive Series collection that revisits the eye-catching shape of the stainless steel case and the signature dial configuration, resembling a parking meter. The Bulova Parking Meter Chronograph is further distinguished by the unusual placement of its pushers, forming a bullhead feature – 2 at the top of the case, with the crown at 6 o’ clock and a tachymeter scale on the flange.
The watch is powered by a quartz 0S21 Miyota chronograph caliber with a dual-time feature set via the crown and attached to a supple brown leather strap with blue-grey stitching. It is a limited edition of individually numbered 5,000 pieces, available first on Windup Watch Shop and Bulova’s official website for $595.
To learn more, visit Bulova, here.
Such a missed opportunity from Bulova to being back an iconic design and make it a Limited Edition only to charge PEANUTS got it. Should have had an automatic in it somehow and priced accordingly….