Tag Archives: Vintage Citizen Watch

Today’s Watch – Deluxe, 19 Jewels

After a chronograph week, I’m having a hand wind weekend again. And this time it’s a Deluxe from August 1961. The Deluxe was introduced in 1958, using the 2B/9200 movement with 19, 21 and 23 jewels. It proved to be … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Automatic Chronograph 67-9577, 23 Jewels #2

Yesterday’s watch has a more extrovert sibling, who insisted on appearing today 🙂 This version of the 67-9577 has a rich blue dial with contrasting orange lumed hands – something of a classic colour combination. This one also features a … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Crystate, 21 Jewels

Having a manual wind weekend, so I can forget about having to set the date on the two I have chosen, but I am using today’s photo 🙂 Today’s piece is the Crystate, a fairly rare hand winder launched in … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch: Citizen Square Custom, 27 Jewels

A very stylish watch today – in my opinion anyway 🙂 A Square Custom from December 1970, which must have been one of the last of the 52 calibre in this range since a second generation was in production by … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Seven Star Deluxe Monthly, 23 Jewels

Today’s piece is from February 1969, and is Citizen’s ‘Monthly’ version of the Seven Star Deluxe. Using a 5270, 23 jewel calibre from the 52 line-up of automatics introduced in 1965, it features a manually set month display above the … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Adorex 8000 Automatic, 25 Jewels

Today is the third of the three Adorex calibres, although it was the first of the three to be sold, in 1974. And it is the most interesting of the trio, since it has a unique feature, not found on … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Leopard Superbeat 8, 26 Jewels, 4-770111

Back to another Leopard today – from April 1971, this is a 26 jewelled model using the 7700 day and date movement. With quick-set day and date and the characteristic 4 o’clock crown position, this may have been the first … Continue reading

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