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Today’s Watch – Citizen Ace, 21 Jewels

This weekend’s hand winders feature the Ace – launched in 1961 it uses a derivation of the 9200 movement first seen in the Deluxe in 1958. The Ace movements are the 9210, 9230, 9231 and 9232 and run at 18,000 … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Automatic Chronograph, 67-9054 #2, 23 Jewels

This is the second example of the 67-9054 model, this time with the alternative blue dial. As illustrated by yesterday’s green dialled version, the bezel on these is very vulnerable, so I was pleased to acquire today’s example with an … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Automatic Chronograph, 67-9054 #1, 23 Jewels

I’m ending the second chronograph week with two side buttoned models, in fact two variants of one model – the 67-9054. This ‘TV’ style watch is a hefty piece of stainless steel, and along with a solid link bracelet it … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Automatic Chronograph, 67-9356, 23 Jewels

Finishing the ‘bullhead’ style of 8110A chronographs today, with the fully stainless steel 67-9356. This model is instantly recognisable by its hexagonal case. With either silver/white or black dials, mine is the latter. Although not in perfect condition it is … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Automatic Chronograph 67-9011 (#2), 23 Jewels

Staying with the ‘bullhead’ design today, and this is a nice alternative to the more usual 67-9011 that I featured on May 29th. This has a black dial and printed rather than applied Citizen logo. The white lumed main hands … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Automatic Chronograph, 67-9143, 23 Jewels

After my second hand wind weekend, it’s back to chronographs this week, with today’s watch a bullhead type – this time it’s one of two models that use a gold tone dial, the 67-9143. This variant features a dark brown … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Super Deluxe, 25 Jewels

Well, it had to be this one, after yesterday’s Deluxe 🙂 The Super Deluxe is the high grade version of the range – the 9200 calibre came with either 23 or 25 jewels and as with the Deluxe they first … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Deluxe, 19 Jewels

After a chronograph week, I’m having a hand wind weekend again. And this time it’s a Deluxe from August 1961. The Deluxe was introduced in 1958, using the 2B/9200 movement with 19, 21 and 23 jewels. It proved to be … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Automatic Chronograph, 67-9011, 23 Jewels

I think this is the 61st of the ‘lockdown’ Today’s Watch series – and as it’s the end of Chronograph Week, it’s one more of the 8110A range. The 67-9011 is Citizen’s best known vintage chronograph, clearly it was produced … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Automatic Chronograph, 4-901096, 23 Jewels

Over the past 2 months or so I’ve covered my 8100A chronograph collection, so time now to move on to an 8110A model. This one has no model number, so (as I suggested yesterday) it’s likely that it was originally … Continue reading

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