Bulova Marine Star Review

Bulove Marine Star

Bulova was founded by Joseph Bulova at 1875. Bulova started watch manufacturing at 1912 in Biel, Switzerland. At the end of 2007, it was sold to Citizen. It is not surprise that Bulova is using Japanese movement. Nowadays, Bulova headquarter is located in New York. Bulova are producing good quality watches for mass market in US. Some days before, we reviewed some charm and fashionable Bulova watches for women. Let’s have a look at Bulova Marine Star watches for men.

About Diving Watch

People buying diving watch may not use for diving, they buy it because they love the design of the diving watch. However, for those who buy diving watch for diving, there are some criteria that need to be notice

  • Water resistant: enables the watch is function well under water
  • Bright luminous: allow you can read the time easily underwater
  • Unidirectional bezel: allow you to measure the time under water
  • Screw down crown: avoid water from entering your watch

Bulova Men’s 89C62 Marine Star Diving Watch

Bulove Marine Star 98C62

Bulova Men’s 89C62 Marine Star Diving Watch is a stunning real diving watch. What i mean real is that, it is a watch you can use it for diving, not just a diving design watch.
The case is 40mm polished stainless steel. It is not so bulky.The color of the watch face is deep blue, not too bright and not too dark. The hour markings, hour and minute hands are large and clear. They are easy to read. The markings and hands luminosity can be last for long time before fading.

The end of the second hand is red in color, that distinct the hour and minute hands. Overall, the watch face is nice and clear. The date and day display is at 3 o’clock. The display window is not large enough, but still readable.
The bezel is unidirectional with minute markers. The marker font is normal size, not extra big one. The band is fold-over stainless steel for safely. It is not difficult to release. The crown is screw-down, this ensure the water won’t enter the watch under water. The watch is 200m water resistant.

 

Bulova Men’s 98B131 Marine Star Diving Watch

Bulove Marine Star 98B131

If you are looking for large size diving watch, Bulova Men’s 98B131 Marine Star Diving Watch is your choice. The watch has a 44m polished stainless steel case. The dial the bezel color is dark. The hour markings are large and clear with luminous material. The hour and minute hands are stainless steel with luminous. The second hand is orange in color with luminous at the end.

The date display is between 4 and 5 o’clock. The date font size is large enough, you can read the date clearly. The bezel marking is large as well.
The watch movement is Japanese Quartz that ensures the time accurate. It is 200mm water resistant. The screw down crown provides an extra reassurance under water. The band clasp is double down that ensure the watch won’t fall off easily.

 

Bulova Men’s 98B130 Marine Star Diving Water

Bulove Marine Star 98B130

Bulova Men’s 98B130 Marine Star Diving Water is the same as the one we review above, 98B131, except it is blue in color.

 

 

 

 

Comparison

Bulova Marine Star 98C62

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Bulova Marine Star 98B131

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Bulova Marine Star 98B130

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Model# 98C62 98B131 98B130
Crystal Mineral Glass Mineral Glass Mineral Glass
Case Stainless steel Stainless steel Stainless steel
Dial Blue Black Blue
Water resistance 200m / 660Ft 200m / 660Ft 200m / 660Ft
Case diameter 40mm 44mm 44mm
Case thickness 10mm 10mm 10mm
Band material Stainless steel Stainless steel Stainless steel
Movement Japanese Quartz Japanese Quartz Japanese Quartz
Bezel Unidirectional Unidirectional Unidirectional
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