Citizen founded the Shokosha Watch Research Institute in 1918. The name originates from a pocket watch it produced in 1924. The Mayor of Tokyo, Mr. Shimpei Goto, named the watch "CITIZEN", in the hopes the watch would become a worldwide success.
Here we have an attractive 2000s Citizen Eco-Drive "Tank" with a 29mm polished stainless steel case. Tapered lugs gently curve over your wrist. A lug to lug length of 40mm and an incredibly thin 4.5mm ensures a comfortable fit. The stepped polished bezel with soft rounded corners holds a flat sapphire crystal. The silver dial textured with vertical lines has fine applied baton indexes marking the hours. Elegant fine pencil hands complete this understated dress watch. Its simplicity and minimalist design add sophistication and flexibility fitting just as well under a shirt cuff or casually with a t-shirt and jeans. At 12 o’clock an applied Citizen Eco-Drive. On the reverse, a screwed-down case back with Stiletto etched into it. Inside a Citizen Eco-Drive. The movement uses the energy of light either natural or artificial to charge solar cells under the dial. The watch comes fitted on a 19mm leather strap.
Points of Mention
This watch is sold as "Watch Only" and therefore comes with no original Citizen box or paperwork. The watch comes paired on a well-suited suede strap. The watch is from Circa. 2000s and is sold in worn condition, but overall very fair condition as you can see, a full case refurb can be provided at an additional cost. The watch comes with our 12-Months Non-Waterproof Warranty.