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Diver Page Updated Again!

It must be ‘add a diver’ week this week 🙂 After including the Super Deluxe model a couple of days ago, an exceptionally rare silver dialled version of the 120m Jet auto dater diver emerged. It’s the only one I’ve … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Chronograph and Jet Page Updates

I’ve just done amendments to a couple of reference pages. Here’s a quick summary of the changes: 1) The ‘Jet Automatic’ – amended the text about how to identify the 41xx movements versus the 03xx and 11xx movements. See the … Continue reading

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Brian’s 8110a (‘Speedy’) Restoration Page Updated

It’s nice to start the New Year with an update to Brian’s ‘Speedy’ restoration page. It’s always a joy to see his work 🙂 You’ll find two new additions at numbers 16 and 17, and a better pic of #13 … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Best wishes for a peaceful and prosperous 2018

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Happy Christmas

Thank you for visiting and following my blog. I wish you a very Happy Christmas and all the best for 2018.    

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Blue Monday – in a good way

Of Citizen’s chronograph range, the model most likely to have a badly worn bezel is the 67-9054. The design leaves the bezel exposed to wear and tear, so finding one in good condition is quite a challenge.  As a result … Continue reading

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