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Gents I apologize in advance if this is not within the scope of the forum.
I noticed on an online watch store a pair of Accutron cufflinks. I rushed to make the purchase only to see that they were sold :(
This would make a great touch to my forthcoming Transatlantic cruise attire.

Would anyone know of a source?

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Steve

 

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Lol, If I find a set I will purchase them and show you the pictures ;) I will even let you know where I got them from ..
Yes, I think you forgot about the last part of that post... Inquiring minds would like to know...

Actually, I'd like to add a set to my collection of cuff links...

Not many guys wear French Cuffed shirts these days, the yungins mostly appear in tee's, etc...
About the only places still carrying F C Shirts today are upscale, formal mens stores.
 

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Sorry about that.
I found a set at

Vintage Timepieces Collectible Vintage Timepieces Antique Pocket Watches Timepiece Restoration Accutron Watches

The guy was really helpful. He had a few Bulova promotional items.

Not sure if he has any more cuff links.
Thanks, looks like Boomer only had that one set... Oh well, I'll keep looking.

I see he has a few Accutrons up for sale that I have in my stash... His prices are a bit higher than Ludmils
but then again there are overhead expenses with a brick & morter operation.

Think I'll use him to establish a basic value to some of my 25 or so Accutrons and Accuquartz, 218's, 219's,
& 224's...
 

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Thanks, looks like Boomer only had that one set... Oh well, I'll keep looking.

I see he has a few Accutrons up for sale that I have in my stash... His prices are a bit higher than Ludmils
but then again there are overhead expenses with a brick & morter operation.

Think I'll use him to establish a basic value to some of my 25 or so Accutrons and Accuquartz, 218's, 219's,
& 224's...
Boomer used to operate a jewelry store but gave it up some years ago. While he might have some overhead in his operation, it isn't because of property. I suspect his prices are higher because he is located in the U.S. Boomer was a certified Bulova dealer and sold Accutrons when they were new. I can't say about the Spaceview he has listed but, from my dealings with him, he seemed to be on the legit side.
 

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Boomer used to operate a jewelry store but gave it up some years ago. While he might have some overhead in his operation, it isn't because of property. I suspect his prices are higher because he is located in the U.S. Boomer was a certified Bulova dealer and sold Accutrons when they were new. I can't say about the Spaceview he has listed but, from my dealings with him, he seemed to be on the legit side.
Its not too hard to spot the clark crystal and hands
 

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Be Careful

I dealt with Boomer a few years ago. He talks and talks and talks and sends mile-long emails. I am convinced I ended up paying twice for a watch which didn't even work the first time around and had a bent lug...he conveniently ignored my repeated mention of THAT problem. Sent him a bunch of parts and old watches...by the time he was done babbling, I would have thought he sent them to ME and I was remiss in paying him for them. Couldn't relume hands...couldn't do this, couldn't do that...Technically, I suppose he's OK, but I'll not be dealing with him. I've been told that Old Father Time is the best Accutron repair remaining.

Oh, by the way, the cufflinks mentioned above..he had them for $60 or so. I bought a pair on eBay and offered them to him..."Oh, those aren't worth much..." I still have them and wear them to this day.
 

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Expensive purchase on my part. But I like them so no loss. They were recently selling for $20 a pop in original packaging on eBay. I think most forum regulars picked up a pair.

Oh welcome to the forum by the way.
Not what I would call a good first post.
 

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Well, sorry, meant no offense to those here. I'm a long-time lurker, obviously first time poster.

However, the line of discussion was initiated by member "Accutron" and I thought my observations might contribute something.
 

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After reading this thread I checked out his site. Some of his watches seemed overpriced due to too not being 100% Original, but then again he is running a business, needs to keep his lights on and his hair permed lol. And sometimes it's better to pay a little more if you know your getting something that is in good running order and unmolested.

But Cardiac, after dealing with tons of watch dealers over the years you just gotta learn to take shifty dealings in stride. No matter the dealer they want everything for nothing, and their nothing for everything. I once had a dealer show me a Tudor he wanted $500 for. A month later I see him, and I showed him the exact same model of Tudor but mint! And he says ohh I'll give you $100 for that watch, he then continued I usually only sell them for $200 and it needs to be serviced which is a lot of work (I just serviced it myself and it was perfect). So I said "Oh really how about you sell me the one you showed me last month for the $200 instead of the $500 you told me, but then I said no wait it needs servicing so $150 your still making a profit. Well needless to say he was pretty mad and upset being caught in his own trick. But the moral of the story is I still buy from him, I just bought a killer mint Pulsar P3 for pocket change on the weekend. It's an up and down game of wits and when dealers are hungry you will find amazing once in a lifetime deals, but only if your a collector and you like that type of watch.
 
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