Category Archives: Vintage Watches

Today’s Watch – Citizen Cosmotron, 4-480279

Another Cosmotron today, and one of the more unusual ones – the movement is the 4840 date only version of the 0840 calibre. The unusual bit is the crystal, since it has the ‘Citizen Electronic’ logos and minute markers printed … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Cosmotron Special

I think we’ll have an electric week this week – starting with the last in the line of 7800 calibre Cosmotrons, the Special version. The Special, calibre number 7803, is immediately identifiable by the button at the 8 o’clock position, … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch: Citizen Master, 19 Jewels

Today’s hand-winder is the Master, made only in 1959 as far as I know and was the last in the long line of what Citizen called its ‘Center Second’ watches. The 910/913 19 jewel movement was a higher grade version … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Junior, 9 Jewels

Back to a nice simple watch for this Hand Wind Weekend. And today it’s the Junior – this was the penultimate in the line of ‘Center Second’ watches Citizen made for many years. It came with 9, 11, 15 & … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Automatic Chronograph, 67-9313, 23 Jewels

The last of the three week auto chronographs series is the 67-9313, nick-named the Speedy due to its resemblance to the Omega Speedmaster. There are two dials found, white and black, both with the external tachymeter bezel. All stainless steel … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Automatic Chronograph, 67-9038, 23 Jewels

Today’s watch is the penultimate 8110A model to be featured in the three chronograph weeks – and it is the blue dialled version of the 67-9038. This model also came with white (well silver really) and black dials. Mine is … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Automatic Chronograph, 67-9151, 23 Jewels

Another very 1970s watch 8110A today – the all stainless steel 67-9151. This is one of the rarer models, again having had a shorter production run than other more familiar ones. It’s eight sided case, with four of them curved, … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Automatic Chronograph, 67-9071, 23 Jewels

Another 8110A auto chronograph given the Brian Leiser treatment is today’s choice. This is the 67-9071, a ‘monaco’ style piece with green main dial straight from the 1970s. It needed a lot of work, but Brian, as usual, did a … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Automatic Chronograph, 67-9119, 23 Jewels

Back to the 8110A calibre for Chronograph Week 3. And it’s the 67-9119 today, a fairly well known model sometimes called the ‘spider’. The dial is interesting since it is plastic I believe, with an inner rotating ring turned by … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Ace Discus, 21 Jewels

The Ace weekend is completed with an interesting version, called the Discus. No doubt the fishy name celebrated Citizen’s ‘parawater’ (water resistance) system introduced in 1959 – Citizen was the first Japanese company to do this with the Deluxe Parawater. … Continue reading

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