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One thing you can't accuse Citizen of is that they stick to conventional materials! How about this 1960's Jet autodater with wooden dial?

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Is it really wood Stephen or made to look like wood ? what ever it is made of it looks good.
 

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What a Fantastic Watch all around The style. Crown DIAL Beautiful I am sure they are no easy task to land


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Having spent two previous lives in retail jewelry and cabinetmaking, I can assure you this is actual wood.

Citizen was not the only one making wood dials in the '70s. Many others offered exotic species in their lines. The wood is a very thin veneer affixed to a standard dial blank and sealed with a couple coats of thin lacquer so the text can be applied.

Also, many manufacturers offered semi-precious gemstone dials, the same ultra-thin veneering technique, in Tiger Eye, Malachite, Sodalite, Onyx, etc. Not my cup o' tea but they were very popular at one time.
 
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