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All Original CITIZEN Chronograph Challenge Timer "Bullhead" 8110A Flyback

This watch was SOLD on August 29, 2017 (Destination: Lodi, NJ, U.S.A.).

 
citizen chronograph challenge timer bullhead 8110 automatic day-date watch
Gender: male
Year: 1970 - 1979
Accessories: none
Crystal: glass
Dial Width: 30 mm
Dial Height: 30 mm
Movement: 23 jewels automatic
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 40 mm without crown
Case Height: 41 mm with lugs
Serial Number on Back: 4-900049Y, 40430402, GN-4-5, 67-9631, 8100
Serial Number on Movement: 8110A
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Width: 18 mm
Bracelet Length: 5.75 in (measures up to 7.25 in with case)
 

This is an authentic Japanese-made 1970s CITIZEN Chronograph Challenge Timer "Bullhead" 8110A Automatic Watch with Day-Date.

  • All Original CITIZEN Watch with!
  • FEATURES: Flyback CHRONOGRAPH, Original Aged Dial, Day-Date
  • STAINLESS STEEL: case, back, crowns, clasp & bracelet
  1. Notes on the CASE: surface has been polished
  2. Notes on the DIAL: patina around edges & scattered light discoloration spots
  3. Notes on the CRYSTAL: 2 pinprick nicks on surface

This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!

The photos presented below are of the actual item for sale. Kindly study them carefully because what you see is what you will get. We try our best to describe watches as accurately as we can that's why we present them visually & literally. In case we missed a few points, you are welcome to ask questions.

citizen chronograph challenge timer bullhead 8110 automatic day-date watch

For sale, is an all original 1970's CITIZEN Chronograph Challenge Timer 8110A: CITIZEN's first automatic chronograph model.

It has a uniform steel body, compact case & a high beat automatic movement with flyback & hand winding features. It has retained its original dial & hands, which feature a medley of striking colors!

The CITIZEN Challenge Timer is widely known as the CITIZEN Bullhead & is a contemporary of the SEIKO Bullhead. Both are equally saught after by watch collectors.

citizen chronograph challenge timer bullhead 8110 automatic day-date watch

EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *EXCELLENT condition (88-92%): Evidence of use is visible to the unaided eye. Scratches are light, but more numerous than "near mint".

INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *EXCELLENT condition (88-92%): Working perfectly, needs no repair or service.

*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System
citizen chronograph challenge timer bullhead 8110 automatic day-date watch

stainless steel case

Notes on the CASE: surface has been polished

black-coated stainless steel bezel

satin gold dial

Notes on the DIAL: patina around edges & scattered light discoloration spots

Its dial has acquired a red tone around its edges - a natural gradient finish!

satin black sub-dials with yellow & turquoise accents

citizen chronograph challenge timer bullhead 8110 automatic day-date watch

steel bar hour markers with yellow accents

black/white-coated steel hour/minute hands with orange stripes; orange-coated second hand & pointers

vertical day-date display window at 6 o'clock

citizen chronograph challenge timer bullhead 8110 automatic day-date watch
Notes on the CRYSTAL: In the photo above, 2 pinprick nicks are highlighted

steel CITIZEN name logo, painted white CHRONOGRAPH & "AUTOMATIC" at 12 o'clock

painted white "23 JEWELS", "JAPAN" & serial numbers at 6 o'clock

painted black/white grid ; painted white sub-grids with yellow & turquoise accents

citizen chronograph challenge timer bullhead 8110 automatic day-date watch

original CITIZEN stainless steel crown & push-buttons

original CITIZEN glass crystal

citizen chronograph challenge timer bullhead 8110 automatic day-date watch

original CITIZEN stainless steel bracelet

citizen chronograph challenge timer bullhead 8110 automatic day-date watch

Bracelet Length: 5.75 in (measures up to 7.25 in with case)

CITIZEN stainless steel Fold-Over clasp

citizen chronograph challenge timer bullhead 8110 automatic day-date watch

stainless steel case back embossed with CITIZEN name logo, "AUTOMATIC", "WATER RESISTANT", "STAINLESS STEEL" & serial numbers

We cannot guarantee the effectiveness of its waterproof closure because this watch is vintage
citizen chronograph challenge timer bullhead 8110 automatic day-date watch

citizen chronograph challenge timer bullhead 8110 automatic day-date watch

Japanese-made CITIZEN 23 jewels automatic movement - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician

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