After seeing some of these on the forum for the longest time, I had mentioned in another thread, I was always a little nervous to pull the trigger on one of these because it looked smaller in photos. This past weekend I took a friend to a local jeweler, and I saw this sitting in the case. I tried it on and knew I had to have it. They gave me a decent price, but I wanted to check here to confirm....indeed it was.
This is definitely NOS, this had to had been sitting in his case since it was originally released. They had Citizen watches there from the 90's, and the original tag showed $175, I haggled them down to a lot lower So needless to say, I just got back with a new watch on my wrist.
I know details can be found in many locations, but I always like to throw in my reviews to add to the fun
This is a great simple basic field watch. Nice black face, the numbers are large and easy to read, they are polished SS around the edges of the numbers, as well as the Citizen logo. The second hand hits the marks all the way around. I really like the screwdown crown, it has the rough finish to it and the back has a polished screwdown backcase.
The cloth strap has a leather backing to it, the holes are reinforced with steel so no worries about ripping or stretching. It's got 2 keepers, a cloth and a Stainless Steel.
I am finding it to be a very comfortable watch. It it is large and hefty enough to know it's there, yet very low key. It is a very casual watch, I thought T-Shirt and Jeans, and business casual. It could be worn with a suit, but I wasn't thinking suit when I got it.
Here are the photos