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Last Watch of 2015 – Challenge Timer, aka ‘Bullhead’

My last purchase of 2015 arrived yesterday – it’s a ‘bullhead’, but one of the 67-9011 Challenge Timers that is not seen too often. It has a dark grey dial, with a multi-coloured minutes register and uniquely for the 8110A chronographs, … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #67: 67-9356 Chronograph

The first featured watch of 2015 is number 67 in the series, so it had to be a ’67’ model 🙂 And this one is just back from Brian (aka ’31 Jewels’) who has done a great job, as usual, … Continue reading

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Citizen’s Challenge Timers – Just the ‘Bullheads’?

Citizen’s best known vintage mechanical chronograph is usually called the ‘bullhead’, a name that is of course not specific to the Citizen brand. The correct original name for Citizen’s bullheads was ‘Challenge Timer’, but only recently I have found that … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #54 – the Challenge Timer aka Citizen Bullhead, 4-901096

The Citizen Challenge Timer, usually known these days as a ‘bullhead’, was first marketed in 1972. It’s now probably Citizen’s best known vintage watch and there are often examples up for sale, however many have after market dials and refurbished … Continue reading

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8110a Challenge Timer (aka ‘Bullhead’) Restoration

There’s a great thread on the WUS Forum started there by ’31Jewels’, who is a master watch repairer. He is currently working on a couple of Challenge Timers (‘bullheads’) and is showing what he’s been doing to restore them, one … Continue reading

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