Tag Archives: Vintage Citizen Watch

Rare 8110A variant confirmed….

It’s not often that I’ve added ‘new’ variants to the Automatic Chronographs page, but I have recently been able to confirm one that I had previously been unsure of – and I must thank George, a fellow enthusiast in Ukraine, … Continue reading

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Cosmotron from 1971 – What’s So Unusual?

Citizen made many different Cosmotron models, an interesting hybrid movement that became obsolete well within 10 years of its launch in 1966.  Here’s one, case number 4-480279, from November 1971: A passing glance might suggest it’s a straightforward enough rather … Continue reading

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How to Identify an Original Bullhead Dial – Some Tips

Citizen’s 67-9011 Challenge Timer – usually known as the ‘Bullhead’ – is the most commonly seen version of their line of vintage auto chronographs. I’ve had more than a few people ask me to take a look at examples offered … Continue reading

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More 67-9313 Restorations Now Added

Five more examples of Brian’s work are now included on the Restoration page – numbers 20 to 24….and #24 is an interesting one 🙂  I’ll be interested to read your comments about that one! Here’s a quick link: https://sweep-hand.org/brians-8110a-restoration-the-speedy-67-9313/

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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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