A Model Citizen

Ask any diver in the late 1980’s which watch they wore and probably 90% would answer the same – A Citizen C0023 Aqualand. Immortalised by the film “Le Grand Bleu” the watch continued to gain mythical status right through the 1990’s and set Citizen onto the path of world dominance when it came to producing…

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The original ‘tool watch’

Whilst Rolex are widely accepted as producing the first “waterproof” watch with it’s oyster case, it is easy to forget, that at the same time, other swiss makers were striving further. Launched in 1934, the Mido Multifort was one of the first watches launched to be waterproof, anti-magnetic and shock resistant. Prior to launching the…

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