The Japanese watchmaking giant, Citizen, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year and the festivities continue with the arrival of the 100th Anniversary Citizen Limited Edition Tsuno Chrono Racer.
As a homage to the sought after 1973 Citizen Bullhead watch, this watch presents a contemporary approach to the bullhead chronograph with its crown and pushers sitting atop the case for easy access and timekeeping in high-pressure situations.
The Tsuno Chrono Racer also proudly shows off its unique case shape and thick sapphire crystal.
To enhance this avant-garde styling, the case and bracelet are black/grey ion-plated and the dial contains classy gold-tone accents. The dial, while full of intricate details, always displays all crucial information legibly.
The watch, as expected is chock full of the latest technological wonders from the engineers at Citizen and features a myriad of functions for the lucky owners. Powering the watch is a ±15 second a month E210 Eco-Drive movement that has been hand assembled in Japan. Apart from telling the time accurately and reliably, the watch provides a 1/5 second flyback chronograph and tachymetre, alarm function and power reserve indication.
Furthermore, this movement is fully powered by light making it a truly green endeavour from the brand. Eco-Drive technology is doubtlessly one of the key innovations in watchmaking and is the culmination of Citizen’s four decades of R&D towards this technology.
Movement – E210 Eco-Drive Chronograph/Alarm, power reserve indicator, 24 hours and date display.
Case – 44.5mm diameter IP coated grey, stainless steel with 200m water resistance.
Bracelet – Stainless steel with folding clasp
Only 3000 pieces worldwide are made for this 100th anniversary model and you can find them at authorized Citizen retailers although we are made to understand that most of them have been sold out! The watch retails for RM15,690.