Tag Archives: Vintage Citizen Watches

The 67-9071 Chronograph Dials – Close Up & Personal

With many thanks to ‘Marty’, who sent me excellent macro shots, I’ve got some pics to share….and a question or two to ask 🙂  First though, which watch are we looking at? It’s the 67-9071 model from the 1970s fly-back chronograph range, i.e. … Continue reading

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Twin Crown Diver from 1970

In the wider world, Citizen is maybe not so well known for its vintage mechanical watches, and particularly for their divers made from the mid 1960s and through the 1970s. Although there’s a page on this blog which describes the various divers (https://sweep-hand.org/citizens-vintage-divers-1962-to-1980/) … Continue reading

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Busy, busy, busy….

I realised today that it’s over month now since my last post! Although I’ve been trying to keep on top of my replies to comments, I haven’t done the same with posting. I shall try to up the posting rate, … Continue reading

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Two-tone Orange Dialled 4-520858 (61-5773) 100m Parawater Diver

Following my last post on Citizen’s orange dialled export (‘waterproof’) 100m diver, Bert has kindly sent photos of his Parawater version of the same model – but with a two-tone dial: I have seen one or two other examples of this, with … Continue reading

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Orange Dialled 4-520858 (61-5773) 100m Waterproof Diver

With many thanks to ‘Vlad’, I’ve just added images of his very nice 100m diver, from December 1969, to the diver reference page (https://sweep-hand.org/citizens-vintage-divers-1962-to-1980/). Vlad kindly offered his images for the archive, and it is such a nice example I … Continue reading

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Latest Speedy Restorations by Brian

After a holiday break, I’ve now added two more Speedy’s to Brian’s 67-9313 restoration page. One black dial, one white dial, they are both very nice and again showcase Brian’s skill in restoring these beauties: https://sweep-hand.org/brians-8110a-restoration-the-speedy-67-9313/

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Leopard (Highness) Chronometer Original Faceted Glass

There’ll be a full write-up on the work Brian Leiser did to repair my Leopard high-beat Chronometer, so for now here’s a post about the original crystal I managed to source from Japan – the only one I’ve seen in … Continue reading

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