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1966 Gator Bowl Hamilton Electric Nautilus

  1. statsman Jun 8, 2021

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    I collect Texas bowl game watches, and this isn’t one, but it is a unique one, so I picked it up. For those that weren’t aware, this watch uses a battery, but it is not a quartz watch.

    I really like the look (love the alligator wearing a football helmet), especially the “lightning” on the second hand (the second hand motion is different from a mechanical and a quartz watch; it moves about twelve times every five seconds).

    The 1966 Gator Bowl was between Tennessee (winner) and Syracuse (loser, despite having Larry Csonka and Floyd Little in the backfield).
     
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  2. Fallout Boy Jun 8, 2021

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    unique: congrats! I like the watches from the "electric-aera"!
     
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  3. arturo7 Jun 9, 2021

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    That's a cool watch.
     
  4. statsman Jun 29, 2021

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    1960 Cotton Bowl Hamilton Accumatic VI, NC Syracuse (led by Heisman winner Ernie Davis) over Texas.
     
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  5. aueagles80 Jul 13, 2022

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    What is the gator bowl watch worth?
     
  6. statsman Jul 13, 2022

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    I paid about $520 to get it from eBay and then to have repaired. I sold it to a buddy (not a Syracuse or Tennessee fan), who bought it just for general interest (along with a bunch of other bowl watches, so lost in the noise).

    Aueagles80, is there any chance you have an extra ‘74 Gator Bowl watch? I have an Auburn bowl game dial I could include in a trade/purchase?
     
  7. statsman Jul 13, 2022

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    …and because we like watch pics…
     
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  8. statsman Mar 21, 2023

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    That pic is an image from an eBay listing that was a brief BIN last night, at $79. I “purchased” it, but it was canceled (refunded) for lack of inventory. Did you get it first?
     
  9. efauser I ♥ karma!!! Mar 21, 2023

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    An ou national championship? Virtually nothing.:D
     
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  10. TXSooner Mar 23, 2023

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    Got it through a Facebook group sale.
     
  11. efauser I ♥ karma!!! Mar 24, 2023

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    Touche.
     
  12. watchyouwant ΩF Clairvoyant Mar 24, 2023

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    Again: Worth next to nothing .