The ad appeared at the start of a broadcast of a Brooklyn Dodgers - Philadelphia Phillies game and the cost of the ad was .

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The company was also very innovative with its advertising and marketing.

In 1926 Bulova sponsored the first nationally broadcast radio commercial, signaling the hour with "At the tone, its 8 o'clock BULOVA time." Again in 1941 Bulova proved itself as an advertising innovator when it ran the world's first TV commercial: a simple ad showing an outline of the United States with a superimposed Bulova clock and the caption "America Runs on Bulova Time".

Using a vibrating tuning fork rather than an oscillating mechanical balance as its time reference allowed the Accutron to achieve unparalleled accuracy of /- 2 seconds per day.

In about 1958 at the behest of NASA, Bulova applied the Accutron technology to devices which could be used for precision timing on satellites.

Bulova sold relatively few pocket watches (compared to their huge production of wristwatches), though they did produce a few basic pocket watch models in the 30's, 40's and 50's.

The ultra-thin "Phantom" model, produced in the 1920's, was a finely-made, platinum-cased pocket watch that is prized by collectors today.

The following watches have been discontinued or retired.

The manufacture and distribution of these models and styles has been discontinued.

Interestingly, the code system is well documented from L and on...however, I have recently come across some 1940's watches with the code "A8" and "A9".

These watches were also engraved with the owners name and the date- 19 respectively.

Engineers and scientists were unsure if a mechanical timekeeping device would work properly in zero-gravity, so it was desired to have both the reliability and accuracy of the electronic Accutron movement.