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Finally…..A Pair of Rally Custom Automatics

It’s been a long wait, but I’ve finally got hold of one of the second generation Rally Custom automatic models. This is a ‘Custom V2’, and uses the same case as the original Seven Star model, but it is somewhat rarer than … Continue reading

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Minor Restoration – Major Improvement….

Sometimes an interesting watch arrives after an exciting search and auction bid. One example is my Seven Star Rally Custom – a model that was high on my ‘I want one of those’ list but took a while to find. … Continue reading

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52 Crystal Seven / Seven Star Family Tree Updated

Just uploaded V2 of the 52xx Family Tree. Only a minor revision, but I’ve added the ‘Superking’ to the 5270 movement box. This was an export model, with a name probably given to watches using more than one movement, including … Continue reading

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New Family Tree Available

Just uploaded the 72 Movement Family Tree, which includes many of the Leopards and the Seven Star V2 and Custom V2 lines – see the Blogroll link.

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Second Family Tree Now Uploaded

Just added a second movement family tree, this time it’s the automatic 52 group. This one is based on the Crystal Seven movement, one of Citizen’s best known models – it’s also interesting to see what other models were based … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #24 – the Yacht Custom

In the late 1960s Citizen turned their hands (I know, bad pun!) to making a small number of sports watches, as part of the Seven Star line. As well as a couple of diver models, they made three ‘custom’ models … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #22 – the Square Custom

Enough of round cases, here’s a bit of angular stainless steel! The Square Custom was one of the models in the 52xx movement range first produced in 1965 along with the Seven Star and Crystal Seven lines. The Square Custom … Continue reading

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