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Colourful Citizens

Citizen certainly weren’t shy about using colours in the 1970s, and their range of automatic chronographs is a good example. Even with conservative dial colours, colourful highlights were used on a number of the models to grab a bit of … Continue reading

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Citizen Chronograph 67-9071 ‘Monaco’ – More than a restoration!

I’ve just published a new page featuring more of Brian Leiser’s excellent work – this time he has built a 67-9071 from parts I supplied. And, of course, he’s done a superb job! From two rather sad non-runners, along with … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #79 – the Citizen Jet Monthly

Many people may be familiar with Citizen’s vintage ‘Monthly’ watches, which use the 5270 movement and were produced in the late 1960s. They are also found in the guise of the ‘Moon Dater’, which was the export model. However, Citizen … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #78 – the 4-900014 Chronograph

One of two of Citizen’s chronographs with case number only, i.e. no model number, this is a single register ‘Challenge Timer’ model which is driven by the 8100A movement (‘A’ is for Automatic, there’s no ‘B’ version 🙂 ).  Both the … Continue reading

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Not Seen This Model Before….

One of the joys of collection and researching Citizen’s vintage watches is that you can be sure you’ve not discovered everything! Just the other week, ‘Martin’ visited my blog and, as many visitors do, asked for more information about his … Continue reading

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Leopard Highness Rehab

I featured my Leopard Highness some time ago (https://sweep-hand.org/2016/02/16/this-weeks-featured-watch-73-the-leopard-chronometer/), at that time referring to it as the Leopard Chronometer. No movement shots were presented then, because the piece had gone to Brian Leiser for crucial repair work, as well as … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #77- the Record Master Rally Custom

I haven’t done a Featured Watch from my collection for a good while, so thought it time to do this one… First off there is a rather boring back on this model – but it gives the basic info that’s … Continue reading

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