A case number (A string of 4 and 6-figure numbers ie. xxxx-xxxxxx or a string of 4 and 7 alphanumerics ie. xxxx-xxxxxxx) is stamped on the case back of your watch. The first 4 characters of the case number is the movement number.
How do I know which citizen watch I have?
Some Citizen watches have a serial number that can be found on the caseback. Most Citizen watches have a model number on the caseback. Every Citizen watch will feature the Citizen logo on the watch face. Check the font of the letters is consistent with the official brand logo and that the quality of finish is high.
What does the eco drive dial mean?
Eco-Drives ability to use light from any source to generate electrical power means that the supply is limitless and free. The Eco-Drive watch uses a microns thin disc of amorphous Silicon under the dial to convert light energy into electrical energy through the photovoltaic process.
Are Citizen watches considered luxury?
Despite my huge admiration for the brand, I think it would be nothing but wishful thinking to suggest that Citizen is a luxury brand. As stated above, Citizen does produce good-to-great quality watches but it would be only fair to say that its a mid-end watch brand.
How many years do Eco-Drive watches last?
Life Expectancy. According to reports from Citizen Watches, the solar cells and secondary battery used in Eco-Drive watches will last for up to 10 years.
Is Citizen a good brand?
Known for their high quality, Citizen watches for men are aesthetically pleasing and technical masterpieces. Big name celebrities, such as Kelly Clarkson, have been seen promoting the brands excellence. One of the latest innovations comes from the companys Eco-Drive lineup. “A watch that never needs a battery.”