Category Archives: Vintage Watches

This Week’s Featured Watch #79 – the Citizen Jet Monthly

Many people may be familiar with Citizen’s vintage ‘Monthly’ watches, which use the 5270 movement and were produced in the late 1960s. They are also found in the guise of the ‘Moon Dater’, which was the export model. However, Citizen … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #78 – the 4-900014 Chronograph

One of two of Citizen’s chronographs with case number only, i.e. no model number, this is a single register ‘Challenge Timer’ model which is driven by the 8100A movement (‘A’ is for Automatic, there’s no ‘B’ version 🙂 ).  Both the … Continue reading

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Citizen 67-9011 (aka ‘Bullhead’) Original Day and Date Wheel Colour

Following my last post asking for help in researching original colours for the 67-9011 models, I think it’s time to publish my theory! I only got five responses to my questions, for which I am very grateful, so I guess … Continue reading

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A Question to Owners of the Challenge Timer (Bullhead) 67-9011

A question a visitor called Lawrence recently asked reminded me of something I have never quite got to the bottom of –  did the 67-9011 Challenge Timer, commonly known as the ‘Bullhead’, originally come with white day and date wheels, … Continue reading

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Citizen Cosmotron GX – SOLD

I’m offering one of my Cosmotron GX’s for sale – head only. This one, case number 4-370601, has a textured green dial with white chapter ring. The dial and crystal are in good condition, and it has a Kanji only … Continue reading

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Two More Speedy’s Added….

……to Brian’s 67-9313 Speedy Restoration page 🙂  They are numbers 18 and 19. It’s cool to see the population of ‘Speedy’ models passing through Brian’s hands. Of course service and repair of these fine 8110a calibres is not cheap, but … Continue reading

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Not Seen This Model Before….

One of the joys of collection and researching Citizen’s vintage watches is that you can be sure you’ve not discovered everything! Just the other week, ‘Martin’ visited my blog and, as many visitors do, asked for more information about his … Continue reading

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