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Today’s Watch – Citizen Adorex, 8200a, 21 Jewels

Citizen’s 8200 movement and its derivatives was produced for over 30 years – it became their workaday and relatively inexpensive automatic watch, most often seen in the Eagle 7 range. It was Citizen’s rival to the Seiko 5 models. It … Continue reading


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The Week’s Featured Watch #62 – The Adorex (8200)

In 1974 launched the 8000 movement in the ‘Adorex’ model. The new design featured, for the first time for Citizen,  a rotor which wound in one direction. It was a high end model, high beat (28,800 beats per hour), with … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #50 – the Adorex (8000)

In the early 1970s Citizen were making a range of high quality automatic mechanical and electro-mechanical watches as their production development reached its peak, just before the introduction of mass produced quartz models transformed the landscape. An example of Citizen’s expertise and innovation is the ‘Adorex’ line – especially … Continue reading

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