The Sutton is one other instance of how Bulova can pull from designs from any level of their historical past and create one thing compelling and trendy. The oblong case form is predicated on the basic President design from 1948. That is Artwork Deco by way of and thru, with stepped case flanks, a textured dial (in both silver or black) and distinctive Arabic numerals to point the hours. Bulova’s iconic tuning fork emblem is utilized on the 12:00 place, however the actual star of the dial is the aperture on the 7:00 place that reveals the automated motion’s stability wheel. The stability is the motion element liable for truly preserving time, and it’s fixed rocking forwards and backwards gives a visible influence like nothing else, and is a continuing reminder of the advanced mechanism sitting simply beneath the dial. It’s a contemporary twist on a basic costume watch type, and a surefire dialog starter.
Bulova’s archives are stuffed with iconic watches, however few are as properly referred to as the Satan Diver. The Satan Diver is so named for the water resistance spelled out on the dial: 666 ft, a quantity related to the so-called “Mark of the Beast.” In actuality, in fact, there’s nothing evil in regards to the watch, now a part of Bulova’s Oceanographer collection. Obtainable with a brilliant orange or deep inexperienced dial, the fashionable incarnation of the Satan Diver retains a lot of the 70s type that made it well-known 50 years in the past. The outsized cushion case, coming in at 44mm, is deceptively comfy and simple to put on, and harking back to a interval in watch design that was actually adventurous.