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Joy Tarbox brings considerable experience from the luxury world, having worked in senior executive and commercial roles at Corum, Chanel, and Gucci Group Watches and Fine Jewelry.
Among the most celebrated of the watchmaker’s space missions came on August 2, 1971, when Apollo 15’s mission commander David Scott, the seventh man to walk on the moon and the first to drive the Lunar Rover, made lunar history while wearing his personally gifted Bulova chronograph.
A version of Fly Me To The Moon performed by students aims to bring attention to the school’s work.
Guests include experts, collectors and editors from the world of watchmaking along with figures associated with Bulova in fields ranging from media and technology to aviation and music.
The watch has a case inspired by the design of drums while a silicon strap with stainless steel inserts looks and feels like a guitar’s frets.
Precisionist X Sport chronographs use Bulova’s proprietary 262kHz movement, capable of measuring time in 1/1000th of a second.
Devil Diver got it name for its water resistance of 666 feet, which was printed on the dial instead of the metric 200 metres used by Europeans.
After first working with the star in the 50s, Sinatra and Bulova had a long standing relationship.
That Bulova connection to Frank Sinatra began in the early 1950's during the Sinatra Show on CBS and later that decade on ABC, in which the brand was the sponsor.
VWI’s mission is to give disabled veterans the opportunity to rebuild their lives by learning the lucrative skills of mechanical watchmaking.