Civilian Chronographs: The 5 Best Citizen Watches You Can Get on Amazon

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* Citizen Watch is known for pioneering radio synchronized, super accurate watches
* Vintage style meets space-age tech
* A variety of bands and watch face designs

As technologies go, the watch goes back a surprisingly long way. The first portable watches cropped up around the early 1500s. To put that time in perspective, this means it’s possible people were checking the time on watches not so different from the analog watches you can buy today, prior to putting on suits of armor and actually going to besiege a castle. That’s not to say there haven’t been some improvements since then the olden days. The Citizen Watch Company, for example, introduced some of the world’s mot accurate and functional wrist watches, including models that are synchronized to atomic clocks and accurate to within one second per hundred thousand years. Here are five of the best Citizen watches you can get today on Amazon.


1. Eco Dive Watch with Leather Band

This one, part of Citizen’s Eco Dive series, features a brown leather band that sets off the stainless steel bezel for a vintage, mid-century aviation-inspired look.

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2. Eco Dive Canvas

You know it’s a serious watch when it calls itself a “chronograph.” This Citizen chronograph backs up the name with a sturdy canvas band, easy-to-read round dial and water resistance up to 330 feet.

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3. Citizen Quartz, Stainless Steel and Leather Casual Watch

This “casual” watch features a simple yet beautiful dial with clear and easy to read numbers in black on a white face.

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4. Eco Dive Calendrier

This solar-powered watch features a calendar, world clock, and legendary Japanese quartz movement. A great style piece with its contrasting dial and dark blue band, the Calendrier is also water resistant up to 100m.

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5. Citizen Promaster Skyhawk

Befitting its name, this Blue Angels commemorative chronograph sports aviation-inspired functional details like its anti-reflective coating and rotating blue bezel. Light-powered, its batter can technically last indefinitely, it supports Citizen’s radio-sync atomic timekeeping in 43 different cities around the world, and it’s waterproof up to 200 meters.

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