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Today’s Watch – Citizen Super Deluxe, 25 Jewels

Well, it had to be this one, after yesterday’s Deluxe 🙂 The Super Deluxe is the high grade version of the range – the 9200 calibre came with either 23 or 25 jewels and as with the Deluxe they first … Continue reading

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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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Today’s Watch – Citizen SM Auto Dater, 17 Jewels

Here’s the second of Citizen’s two movements used in the SM models – this time with 17 jewels. The other has 21, but both use the same date only 2410 calibre. The day and date version of this, the SM … Continue reading

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Today’s Watch – Citizen Adorex 8050 Automatic, 21 Jewels

Time for the second of three Adorex models today – the first one I featured was the lowliest of them, with its 8200A movement. Today is the middle one in the hierarchy, namely the 8050 movement. Although this is a … Continue reading

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