That’s Enough for Divers, Here’s Something for Drivers….

In  the late 1960s / early 1970s Citizen produced a number of sports models besides the divers – watches designed for soccer referees, yacht helms….and rally drivers – well co-drivers I should think 🙂

Most of them were automatics in the Seven Star (52xx movements) and the later Custom V2 (72xx movement) lines. The models for drivers are known as the ‘Rally Custom’, which feature an inner rotating ring so that calculations can be made to determine speed and elapsed time. This is the Seven Star version:

Citizen also produced a Rally Custom version of their first chronograph model – the hand winding Record Master (57xx movement), again with an inner rotating wheel for calculations, but also featuring a fixed outer tachymeter:

That’s it for now, more to follow when these two take their places in the ‘Featured Watches’ slot.

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