Question: How to find the date of a Citizen Watch?

Dating a vintage Citizen watch is relatively straightforward when it has a serial number on the case back. The key is knowing which decade the watch was produced in, and the Movement Table is useful for determining that. The first three numbers in the serial are used for the date – the first number is the year.

How do you date a watch?

The best way to identify the date of manufacture of a watch is to locate the serial number on the watchs movement. The movement is the spring-loaded mechanism the runs and regulates the timepiece. Comparing the number to the manufacturers listings can date the manufacture to the approximate year.

Do Citizen watches have any value?

No, Citizen watches do not hold their value. Expect your watch to lose around 10-20% of its value per year in the first three years. After that depreciation will normally come to a halt. Nevertheless, that still means that 30-60% of your money will be out the window after three years of wear and tear.

Where is the Citizen watch model number?

Most Citizen watches have a model number on the caseback. Every Citizen watch will feature the Citizen logo on the watch face.

How do you change the day and date on a Citizen watch?

0:031:07Citizen Watch Setting Instructions — Simple Analog Day Date SettingYouTube

Where is Citizen Watch model number?

Most Citizen watches have a model number on the caseback. Every Citizen watch will feature the Citizen logo on the watch face.

Where are Citizen Watch made?

Japan All Citizen Eco-Drive movements are made in Japan but the case or the bracelet may also be made in China.

Contact us

Find us at the office

Hurtarte- Aminov street no. 34, 93309 The Valley, Anguilla

Give us a ring

Oluwadamilola Gleich
+93 552 509 928
Mon - Fri, 8:00-17:00

Tell us about you