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SOLD Selling a Citizen 800 Meter Saturation Diver's Titanium watch - Asking price $1200. Price Reduced to $1050 Final Reduction $900 Watch is in NOS New Old Stock condition with the factory Citizen hologram sticker still on the caseback. After a long 3 year search I finally found a 1300m Diver so my 800m is now for sale. Shipped CONUS Paypaled. International shipping available at additional cost. Sorry No trades at this time. PM or for faster response please email bigbluekyle(remove)@hotmail.com

Here is the link to my post when I first received the watch http://http://www.thewatchsite.com/21-japanese-watch-discussion-forum/20330-just-arrived-citizen-800m-saturation-diver-nos.html

The Citizen 800m is a very rare Professional diver's watch that belongs to a family of the first Citizen Titanium Diver watches which also includes a 1300m and a 300m model. As most of the well informed members of this forum know this model is very difficult to find (I searched over a year to find one in this condition) and was produced from 1982 through the early 1990's. The Citizen Titanium Saturation Divers were expensive when new (note the 800m retailed for JPY 90,000 back in 1990); was produced in very limited numbers; and offered for sale mainly to the Japan Domestic Market. To many Dive Watch collectors the Citizen 800m watch is considered the original "Wrist Beast" and shares many similarities with the later Citizen Ecozilla and Autozilla - large rounded case, large hands, crown on the left side so it does not dig into the wrist.

The Citizen 800m is huge at 46mm (not including crown) but is made of lightweight Titanium so it wears comfortably on the wrist. One of the unique features of the watch is the rotating Bezel - to turn the bezel you press down and rotate. After turning and releasing, the bezel pops back up and locks in place preventing any accidental movement. Watch is in excellent condition and looks like it was worn for only a short time before being put back in the box and kept as a safe queen. Watch is running strong and keeping excellent time. Comes with the original Citizen ND Limits Rubber Strap and a Citizen Promaster Diver's Chest. A Very Rare watch that is ready for regular wear or put it back in the box and save for the future.

DIMENSIONS: Very Large Size - Lug to Lug 46mm. Measured from the 3 - 9 is 48mm and 8 -2 (including crown) is 50mm. Lug Width is 22mm. Thickness is 15.5mm (thick but not as thick as the Citizen Ecozilla - for comparison the Ecozilla measures an enormous 19mm thick). Being thinner and made of Titanium the 800m is much lighter and more comfortable to wear than the Ecozilla.

DIAL and HANDS: Original Dial and Hands in Mint condition. Beautiful Raised Golden Yellow Hour Markers and matching Golden Yellow Hands. No discoloration or darkening of the lume material. Lumes are super bright in the dark.

CRYSTAL: Original crystal is Flawless with no scratches or blemishes

BEZEL: Bezel and Bezel Insert are in Mint condition. Bezel is operating smoothly with solid clicks with no play or looseness. Bezel is uni-directional and operates with a unique push in to rotate and then pop out to release and lock. Push/Release action is operating just like new with the spring mechanism working perfectly. Bezel outer edges have 24 large "teeth" that gives the watch a rugged, beefy look and makes it easy to grip and turn. Very unique Bezel insert with raised Golden Yellow Numbers that have been machined away giving the Bezel a greater depth and makes for easier viewing.

CROWN: Original Crown operates perfectly with 4 good turns to screw down securely. Crown is Knurled so it is easy to grip and operate.

CASE and CASEBACK: Titanium Case and Caseback are in great shape with a few light marks from use. Very nice rounded edges make the watch very comfortable to wear - no sharp edges on this watch. Caseback has the famous Diver's Helmet that is also used with the Citizen Ecozilla and Autozilla Watches. Serial Number 105400 Production 1991. Caseback still has the original Citizen Factory applied Hologram caseback sticker intact.

MOVEMENT: Original Citizen 5503 Japan Quartz movement. Watch is running strong and keeping excellent time. Day and Date can be quick set with Day in both English or Japanese Kanji characters. Sunday in Red.

RUBBER STRAP: Comes with the Original Citizen Vented Rubber strap with ND Limits (No Decompression). Strap has the original Titanium buckle and both Titanium keepers. Strap is showing light wear from storage including light marks where the strap attaches underneath the case.

BOX: Comes with a Citizen Promaster Slate Grey Box (looks like a mini treasure chest). I do not believe this box is original to the 800m but comes from another Citizen Promaster watch ?
 

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