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I'd say Seiko beat Apple to the invention of the "digital crown" 40+ years ago.
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thanks guys - I think this one is a keeper ... always wanted a digital crown model.
 
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That is a gorgeous example my dear friend
A keeper for sure
Looks like it is new
Thank u for sharing it with us.
Stay safe and warm out there
God Bless,John

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That is a gorgeous example my dear friend
A keeper for sure
Looks like it is new
Thank u for sharing it with us.
Stay safe and warm out there
God Bless,John

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Thanks John - a total throw-back to childhood when these things were way out of reach !
 
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my thinking too
my first memories of watches in a jewelry stores are digital watches
you got yourself a beauty
can i ask how large it is?
i love digitals but as a large guy most look out of place on my wrist
this one seems a bit larger
God Bless,John
 

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Love these 053X watches.
The digital readout is so simple and big and easy to read.
He's one of mine I'm wearing today.
 

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my thinking too
my first memories of watches in a jewelry stores are digital watches
you got yourself a beauty
can i ask how large it is?
i love digitals but as a large guy most look out of place on my wrist
this one seems a bit larger
God Bless,John

Hi John - here's a picture with it against a Pogue - something familiar to all of us. While not a large watch, it's a good mid-size that doesn't wear small IMO. 36.57mm across the face, excluding the crown.

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It's also the thickness that makes it more substantial. Thicker than later lcd models.

Rob

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It's also the thickness that makes it more substantial. Thicker than later lcd models.

Rob

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11.27mm thick. A nice sized watch.
 
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Nice! I have a case and bracelet for the rare two-tone gold and steel variation, but it needs a donor module.
 

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I think the modules are hard to find - good luck in the search - one will show up eventually !
 

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I'd say Seiko beat Apple to the invention of the "digital crown" 40+ years ago.
Seiko 0532-5029
March 1977
Super example of a super watch, but Citizen's first LCD had a digital crown well before this Seiko.

I believe Seiko's first watch with a digital crown (and no buttons) was the 0114-0010, which was first featured in 1975's volume 1 catalogue (actually the first of the Seiko catalogues to feature any digital watch). I'm unsure whether the 0114 or the Citizen was released first.

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Super example of a super watch, but Citizen's first LCD had a digital crown well before this Seiko.

I believe Seiko's first watch with a digital crown (and no buttons) was the 0114-0010, which was first featured in 1975's volume 1 catalogue (actually the first of the Seiko catalogues to feature any digital watch). I'm unsure whether the 0114 or the Citizen was released first.

Kind regards,

Gerald.
Thanks Gerald! - good bit of data. Either way Apple got beat with the concept decades prior. Maybe something along these lines?
Wish you hadn't told me this :oops:

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