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HMT & Citizen

In 1960 Citizen made an agreement with the Indian government, and after training and setting up operations, a year or so later the Hindustan Machine Tools Ltd began production. Using the 02 ‘Homer’ movement this enterprise has survived over the … Continue reading

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02 Homer Family Tree Updated

Just uploaded a slightly revised Family Tree for the Homer group. Two additions made, first to the base 020 movement to include export models with ‘Unbreakabe Spring’ & ‘Water Protected’ on the dial – note that it is ‘Spring’ not … Continue reading

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Homer Tree Now Version 2!

Within a couple of days of publishing the 02 Homer Family Tree, I’ve been able to confirm a model in the ‘Homer Date’ line that I hadn’t been able to before. With the help of ‘johnbaz’ on the Watch Forum … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #28 – the Homer Railroad Watch

About five Featured Watches ago, I covered the ‘humble Homer’ (https://sweep-hand.org/2012/02/23/this-weeks-featured-watch-23-the-homer/). However, one model I didn’t include since I believe it warrants a feature of its own, is the the so-called railroad watch. And it has this name for good … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #23 – the Homer

The humble ‘Homer’ was Citizen’s workhorse hand wind movement for many years. First produced in 1960 I believe it was produced right through to 1980 or so, not only in Homer badged models but in others as well – notably … Continue reading

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