The Bulova Accutron is a high-frequency tuning fork movement with a smooth sweeping second hand. But Bulova also made self-winding mechanical watches bearing the Accutron name.
July 1, 1941, Ebbets Field, New York. The Philadelphia Phillies are facing off against the Brooklyn Dodgers. The game is being broadcast live and just before the opening ball is thrown the world’s first TV commercial flashes briefly across black and white screens in homes all across America. It is for Bulova watches.