AutomaticSelf-winding, powered by the motion of the wearer’s wrist.
-10 seconds to +20 seconds Accuracy
Calendar (Day & Date Display)
Uni-directional Elapsed Time Bezel
Luminous Hands and Markers
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- Genuine Citizen Watch
- Official Citizen International Warranty Card
- Multi-Language Instruction Manual
- Original Citizen Giftbox (Small Charge Applies)
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Citizen Promaster Automatic NY0040-09E and rivals - Review by Rob Cox
I received my Citizen Promaster Automatic Divers 200m Watch NY0040-09E the other day and I would like to share
(Reviewed on 7/29/2015)
my thoughts on it.I have two Orient Rays one Orient Mako, and a Seiko SKX 007, all of which are automatic
watches. You can get all of these great watches at DutyFreeIsland.
So how does the Citizen compare? All are unique in one way or another. The Citizen has the crown at the 8
O'Clock position, the Seiko's is at 4 O'Clock while the Orients have the normal crown at 3 O'Clock and a pusher
at 2 O'Clock to adjust the day.
These three watches have a diameter of a fration either side of 42mm not including the crown. The Seiko and the
Orient has a lug (strap) width of 22mm, the Citizen is 20mm. They all a have water resistance of 200m and come
in a variety of colours and can be had with either a rubber strap or a stainless steel bracelet. They all have
screw down crowns and unidirectional bezels (they only turn anti-clockwise) to avoid errors when diving. All
have luminous dials which are very good indeed.
The Citizen has an advantage over the Seiko and Orient in that you can hand wind it, which is great when you
need to get it going after not wearing it for a couple of days. The others have to be gently shaken to wake them
up! The bezel is very easy to turn which I have found to be slightly annoying as you can find it has turned from
contact from a jacket for example whilst putting your arm through the sleeve. The Orient bezel is very tight,
and the Seiko is the happy medium.
The stainless steel bracelets on the Seiko and Orient are adequate at this price point, but the Citizen one is
quite frankly pretty poor with folded links, although it does have a divers extension to easily fit over a wet
suit. I chose the rubber strap version for this reason.
One of the main reasons I decided to buy the Citizen is the crown position at 8 O'Clock. It is almost
impossible to damage when wearing the watch on your left wrist. The Seiko 007 is not too bad with its 4 O'Clock
crown, but the Orients day pusher seems very exposed.
The dials of these watches are initially quite similar, but on closer inspection they have different standards
of finish. The Seiko is the plainest with printed indices and a not quite black face. There is no frame to the
day/date window. It seems to say "I am not about show, I am a work horse". The Citizen has an glossy inky black
dial which gives great depth to it. The main indices are applied with a chrome surround which catches the light
as you move. The day/date window also has a chrome frame. The Orient is the best here I think, with chrome
applied indicies, day/date frame which also has a divider between the day and date which hides the gap between
the wheels. This gap is clearly visible on the other two. It also has an applied Orient logo. The most stunnig
thing about the Orients is their blue versions. The Seiko and Citizen have a matt dial, but the Orient has a
sunburst effect which is quite stunning. It can appear black indoors and transforms in daylight and again in
direct sunshine. The hands on all these watches are varitions of the general divers watch theme and very clear
All of these watches have rock solid reliable movements which, while not being state of the art, have stood the
test of time and should give years of service with minimal maintenance. They also have the respective
manufactures version of hardened mineral crystal to increase scratch resistance.
So, what to choose? I own them all and like them all. They are all remarkable value for money, and therefore it
is not very difficult to own one example of each. They come in various colours and different versions can be had
which are smaller or bigger in size. The Seiko SKX 007/009/011 is possibly the most customizable watch in the
world with a vast array of after market parts available. The Citizen is functional and different enough to not
need much tinkering. The Orient is the most "dressy" and elegant and looks that bit more classy in my opinion.
It also has a slightly more mysterious nature as it is relatively unknown outside Japan.
All three of these watches are serious pieces at almost silly prices and I reccommend each highly.
If I had to choose my favourite I would pick the.......... Orient, or maybe the Seiko, or then again the
Please remember DutyFreeIsland stock all these brands and gave me brilliant service, I just wish I had
discovered this outlet years ago!
Watches reviewed: (model numbers may vary)
Orient FEM6500AM9 "Orange Ray" FEM65009D9 "Blue Ray" FEM65006DW "Pepsi Mako"
Rob Cox. UK.
The brand Citizen has been synonymous throughout the years with high quality, reliable, well-crafted, stunningly luxurious watches. Since 1930, Citizen has given us classic designs as well as innovative techniques that is constantly evolving. They have pioneered in groundbreaking watch technology which they continue to improve upon, year after year. Perhaps the most important breakthrough was the development of solar powered watches, which they launched and named as Eco-Drive. Using electrical power converted from virtually any light source (artificial or natural) to charge and power the watch.
Citizen continues to be one of the leading watch manufacturers in the world. They persist on expanding their own ideas on innovation thus improving function, style and durability.
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