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Bulova is a luxury manufacturer of watches and clocks, founded and incorporated as the J. Bulova Company in 1875 by Joseph Bulova (1851 - November 18, 1936), an immigrant from Bohemia. It was reincorporated under the name Bulova Watch Company in 1923, and became part of the Loews Corporation in 1979 and sold to Citizen at the end of 2007.

In 1912, he launched his first plant dedicated entirely to the production of watches. Manufactured at the factory in Biel (Switzerland), Bulova began a standardized mass production never seen in the world of watchmaking until then. In 1919, Joseph Bulova offers the first complete range of watches for men. The iconic visual style of his first popular advertising hit a sweet spot with the American public. But beyond the original style, precision and technological research will also become an endless quest for Bulova.

Bulova established its operations in Woodside, New York, and Flushing, New York, where it made innovations in watchmaking, and developed a number of watchmaking tools. The Accutron watch is one of the company’s innovations, because it uses resonating tuning forks as a means of regulating the time keeping function.

Seen as a well established name in 1923, the Bulova Watch Company aired its first advertisement broadcast on radio in 1926, announcing the first beep of history: «At the tone, it's eight o'clock, Bulova Watch Time». This announcement was heard by millions of Americans. In 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh was the first pilot to cross the Atlantic nonstop. His crossing earned him a Bulova Watch and a check for $1000, and it became an emblem for the brand that created the model "Lone Eagle" in his likeness. In 1931 Bulova then became the first manufacturer to offer electric clocks. In the 1930s and 1940s, the brand was a huge success with its rectangular plated watches whose case was strongly curved to better fit the curve of the wrist.
Today, Bulova maintains its tradition of excellence in technology and design, offering a diverse collection of beautiful precision timepieces for every occasion.

Bulova

Products designed by Bulova:
€ 714,01
€ 491,87
Bulova Clock