1960s Citizen 21 Jewels 28800 Hi Beat Automatic Watch
The 1960s Citizen 21 Jewels 28800 Hi-Beat Automatic watch is one of the most impressive Japanese timepieces in our collection due to the incredible blue dial it displays. The watch features a date window at 3 o'clock.
The blue dial, date window, and rare 28800 Hi-Beat Automatic movement make this a very rare and desirable Citizen watch for women and men. At 25mm this is the perfect choice for a small and medium wrist.
The vintage blue dial watches are among the most collectible from the colors given the hype of modern blue-dial timepieces.
Condition: Very Good.
Dial measurements: 25 mm.
Wrist size: small-medium.
Stainless steel back.
Model: 28800 Hi-Beat. Automatic Movement.
21 jewels. Mvt Japan 6990-692753Y.
64-4233. Year: Circa 1960s-1970s
The watch is in working condition.
This is a vintage mechanical watch that has been preserved in very good condition. In order for it to keep time correctly, the watch needs to be hand-wound periodically.
About mechanical watches
A mechanical watch is a watch that uses a clockwork mechanism to measure the passage of time,as opposed to quartz watches which function electronically, with the help of a small battery.
A mechanical watch is driven by a mainspring whichmust be hand-wound periodically. Its force is transmitted through a series of gears to power balance, a weighted wheel that oscillates back and forth at a constant rate. A device called an escapement releases the watch's wheels to move forward a small amount with each swing of the balance wheel, moving the watch's hands forward at a constant rate.
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