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67-9054 Chronograph – Dial Detail

Citizen made two versions of the 67-9054 chronograph, with either predominantly blue or green dials. On my reference page I describe both as having black sub-dials. However, although that is true of the green version, Anthony has kindly pointed put … Continue reading

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67-9119 Bracelet – What’s the Black?

In his comment on my previous post Marko asks about the bracelet on the 67-9119 Chronograph – although it also came on a black leather strap, it is more often seen on its original steel bracelet. And this is distinguished by the … Continue reading

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Some More Chronograph Catalog Scans

With many thanks again to Anthony, I now have more scans of several Challenge Timer models from Citizen’s old catalogs. These are especially good for checking ‘correctness’ of examples for sale, things like the colour of day and date wheels, original … Continue reading

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A Small Addition to the Chronograph Page

With thanks to a comment by ‘Art Van Deco’, I’ve added a second case number for the 67-9020 gold plated Challenge Timer (‘bullhead’). With his help I have been able to confirm that this model came with two case numbers … Continue reading

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The original 67-9313 ‘Speedy’ Bracelet?

The 67-9313 chronograph from the 1970s, known as the ‘Speedy’ was originally sold on a steel bracelet. So far I have not been able to find a clear catalog image so it has been something of a mystery. This is the … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #68 – the 67-9313 Chronograph, aka the ‘Speedy’

Citizen’s range of mechanical ‘Challenge Timer’ chronographs, using the 8110A movement, included a number of models that were very ‘1970s’ in their design. One model, however, was of a more ‘classic’ design – the 67-9313. With two dial variations, black and ‘white’ … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

I hope you have a very happy Christmas, and I wish you all the best for a peaceful 2015. It’s a white Christmas for me 🙂 Thank you for visiting and following my blog.

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This Week’s Featured Watch #63 – the 67-9631 Chronograph

Citizen’s mechanical chronographs from the 1970s are relatively well known, especially the ‘bullheads’ with the two sub-register 8110A movement. Known at the time as ‘Challenge Timers’ Citizen’s range of models also included single sub-register models – in fact these were the … Continue reading

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The Stainless Steel ‘Bullhead’ Chronograph – 67-9356

All but one of Citizen’s ‘bullhead’ models, with the 8110A movement, were mounted in ‘base metal’ cases, albeit with stainless steel backs. Some were gold plated or black coated. The only one to use a stainless steel case was the 67-9356 model … Continue reading

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Automatic Chronograph Page Updated

With thanks to Mikko, I’ve been able to update the Chronograph page. In particular the section on the 67-9143 (black case / gold dial) model has been amended to clarify that Citizen appears to have used two different case numbers … Continue reading

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