Tag Archives: Vintage Citizen Watch

Big Cat Restorations – a New Page!

I’m delighted to let you know that I have just uploaded a new page featuring more of the work of Master Watchmaker Brian Leiser. This time he is showing us restorations of early 1970s automatics – all members of Citizen’s … Continue reading

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Production Runs – Citizen’s Hand Winders

I’ve just uploaded a new page with a chart showing the production runs of Citizen’s second generation hand winders, i.e. from 1958 onward. It includes some of Citizen’s best known models, such as the Homer and Deluxe, but many others … Continue reading

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Hisonic…A Boxed Set

Having a good vintage watch is one thing (a good thing of course 🙂 ), but having some of the ephemera that go with it makes it a little more special. Not least because by their nature ephemera are things that were used … Continue reading

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Citizen’s Case Material Codes

I’ve just added – finally! – a new page listing all the case material codes that Citizen used up to the late 1970s. It’s as comprehensive as I can make it, but there may be more codes out there, which … Continue reading

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A Couple of New Arrivals….

Been about a month since my last post – grand children and other commitments certainly keep me busy! – I’ve had a couple of pieces arrive this week. And they are very different in character even though only two years … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #71 – The Super Crystal Date

In the mid 1960s Citizen introduced a new and extensive line of watches, using their 52 automatic movement. This marked the launch of the successful Crystal Seven line, which is one of the better known names from Citizen’s back catalogue. … Continue reading

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