Tag Archives: Vintage Citizen Diver

Jim’s Diver, a 52-0110 from 1978

After a ‘comment’ from Jim about his vintage diver, he kindly agreed that I could use his photos 🙂  Rather than post them in comments, I wanted to feature them in a post on the home page, since it is … Continue reading

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Citizen’s Vintage 200m Diver – the 21 jewel ‘Skin Diver’

Although I shall be updating the diver page, I wanted to share some photos here first 🙂 ‘KK’, a reader of this blog, got in touch with me to say that he is the owner of this rare piece, the … Continue reading

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Superb Restoration Work on 8200 Divers

I’ve linked to work by ’31jewels’ on the WUS forum before (see here: https://sweep-hand.org/2012/05/26/some-great-8110a-restoration-work/), and now he’s worked on five divers (probably from the 1980s) with the 8200 movement. He does excellent work, often on what you might think were just junk watches! Please take a … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #43 – The 62-6198 150m Diver

In the late 1960s / early 1970s, Citizen produced several 150 meter rated divers using different movements up to and including the 8200. All the models, and their earlier and much rarer ones, will be covered in a special article soon, so … Continue reading

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Before & After Bezel Insert Change

Here’s my 62-6198 Diver from 1976 – first with its original bezel: And now with a replacement bezel: Since the old one was missing its lume pip and was moderately worn, I thought a replacement bezel insert was in order. … Continue reading

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Twin Crown Diver Question

In the ‘comments’ section of my last post (‘Best laid plans and all that’) Pom asked about a twin crown diver he has, and whether it is a genuine model, since he hadn’t been able to find any information about it. … Continue reading

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