Diver Page Updated

I’ve just updated the Diver reference page, to include a rather unusual – and very rare – early model. In 1958 Citizen introduced the Deluxe and Super Deluxe range of watches. They proved to be popular and were Citizen’s most successful models in terms of sales value up to that point. The Deluxe and Super Deluxe are very much ‘dress’ watches, but I have seen three examples of a diver version, with a depth rating of 120m, in a monocoque case and with an external bezel, produced in 1965. Because of these features I’ve decided to add it to the Diver reference page, even though some elements are not quite what you’d expect of, or need in, a true diver.

I have to say when I first saw this model  I thought it was a ‘franken’ of some kind, but I can confirm that it is authentic. I have found it correctly referenced in an original parts Citizen technical manual from the 1960s.

SuperDx120m2

Here’s a quick link to the reference page: https://sweep-hand.org/citizens-vintage-divers-1962-to-1980/

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Vintage Watches and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.