Citizen is an company of electronics primarily known for its watches, and it is the core company of a Japanese global corporate group which is based in Tokyo. In specifically addition to Citizenbrand watches, it is the parent of American watchcompany known as Bulova, and is also known in for manufacturing small electronics such as calculators.
The company was firstly founded in 1930 by the Japanese and the Swiss investors. It took over Shokosha Watch Research Institute (founded in 1918) and some facilities of the assembly plant opened in Yokohama in 1912 by the Swiss watchmaker Rodolphe Schmid.
The brand Citizen was firstly registered in Switzerland by Schmid in 1918 for the watches he sold in Japan. By Count Gotō Shinpei, the development of this brand was supported in the 1920’s with his hope that watches could become affordable to the general public. The actual growth of Citizen until World War II relied on technology transfer from Switzerland.
The Citizen Automatic Sport Watch with Stainless Steel Bracelet(NH8388-81E)
This Citizen sport watch is powered by a Citizen Caliber 8200 automatic movement which also hand winds. It provides features as 46mm diameter stainless steel case, all stainless steel bracelet with deployant clasp, luminous hands and hour markers for time indication in the dark, 60-minute lines marked black anti-clockwise bezel, and a day and date window at the 3:00 position in the dial. It is water resistant to 100 meters so far (Ok for swimming, snorkeling, but not for scuba diving). It has 24mm lug, push or pull crown, 120 click bezel, push-button deployant clasp with micro adjust in the bracelet.
The market value of Citizen Watches is excellent.Various variety of the Citizen brand are also very good in terms of design, style and timekeeping. With low price introduction in the market, the Citizen brand generates some of the best watches among several watch making brands.
While you will not get the highly-ended watchmaking or horological significance of a luxury Swiss watch brand, Citizen does deliver quality watches that are reliable and long-lasting while you amuse yourself enjoying it’s classy looks.Citizen is a significant brand in itself among the other watch making companies.
It has a 8200-Automatic (self-winding, hand winding) Movement.