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How many of your Japanese timepieces are Seiko vs Citizen ?

  • All Seiko

    Votes: 23 32.4%
  • Mostly Seiko, some Citizen

    Votes: 41 57.7%
  • About 50:50

    Votes: 3 4.2%
  • Mostly Citizen, some Seiko

    Votes: 3 4.2%
  • All Citizen

    Votes: 1 1.4%
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This is the Seiko Citizen Watch Forum after all.

How many of your Japanese timepieces are of each manufacture?

I'm about 25-30 Seikos to just one Citizen at this time. I think I need to concentrate on increasing my Citizen collections.

(I've intentionally left off the Casio and Orient lines because this is the Seiko Citizen Watch Forum)
 

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When I started, my collection was probably 70/30 Seiko/Citizen. Over the years I have found my Citizens to be somewhat more finicky, esp. the 81X0s vs. the 613Xs. Now I'm probably closer to 90/10.
 

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I avoid counting the Seikos in the drawers. I guess I wear seven Seikos, one Citizen, two Orients. And a Ricoh which currently is lost somewhere in the house ... I'm looking for more Ricohs and Citizens, but I tend to find Seikos whenever I browse the internet!
 

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98% Seiko. 0% citizen. Last thing I need is another brand to collect....lol
 

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3 : 1 ?

I think I am about 3 to 1 Seiko to Citizen. :rolleyes:


Mostly because 10 to 20 (to 30) years ago, they both made great watches, but now most of the Citizens are crazy "busy" and over detailed, where Seiko still makes classic (although new) designs. :)


- Thomas
 

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I'm 100% Seiko...(throw in some Casios too). I like the Citizens and am slowly getting tempted but have tried to stay away as that could just be another rat-hole for me to fall into! ;)

Add to that...I like vintage divers and vintage Citizens are really tough to source compared to Seikos IMO...
 

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3 Citizens and quite a few Seiko.

I like many of the vintage Citizen and the new models but with Citizen vintage it is the lack of spares that kill it for me.
 
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