As far as I can remember my first love was not Swiss but American. A Bulova Accutron "Spaceview" from the 60's owned by my father. I cherished it like a treasure for quite some time. Dazzled by its looks, hypnotized by its serene hummm. Loved that the crown was beneath on not on the side. The lack of face and view of the electronics. Then one day it was stolen.
The Spaceview has haunted me ever since, and it's only recently that I have decided to take maters in my own hands. I just bought a Spaceview from a collector and Accutron specialist Harold L. Bartell. I will receive the Spaceview next week and will attempt to do the job myself.
My next step is to find parts for the Spaceview I will try to restore.
Will keep you updated as things develop...