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Hi Guys Brand new to Forum, so hope I am in correct section and if so that someone could possibly help me out with some information.

I have just obtained a Citizen Titanium GN-4-S module 6850.
From what I can see its an excellent lightweight watch virtually pristine.
I have managed to download a PDF manual, as the amount of different programmes this watch can apparently cope with, takes a 21 page manual to explain!
However what I would appreciate confirmation about is, how can I establish year of watch and secondly the strap and watch case are made of titanium with gold links and gold capping, is the gold real, or plated? It looks the real thing and is non magnetic?
Until I found your Forum I have been unable to track down a full description of the watch other than a user manual.
 

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If there is no gold hallmark then it's plated.
 

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I honestly don't know the watch so I probably shouldn't be offering my opinion, but here goes...

I would ask "How much did it cost you and does that make sense if it were solid gold"? Probably higher than 95% of gold watches are plated. In the absence of any other information, I would assume yours is gold plated.

As far an not being magnetic, if it is gold plated titanium, I wouldn't expect it to be magnetic.
 

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Hi Guys Brand new to Forum, so hope I am in correct section and if so that someone could possibly help me out with some information.

I have just obtained a Citizen Titanium GN-4-S module 6850.
From what I can see its an excellent lightweight watch virtually pristine.
I have managed to download a PDF manual, as the amount of different programmes this watch can apparently cope with, takes a 21 page manual to explain!
However what I would appreciate confirmation about is, how can I establish year of watch and secondly the strap and watch case are made of titanium with gold links and gold capping, is the gold real, or plated? It looks the real thing and is non magnetic?
Until I found your Forum I have been unable to track down a full description of the watch other than a user manual.
Citizen makes NO watches that have a combo of Titanium and solid Gold, none!
 
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If there is no gold hallmark then it's plated.
I understand where you are coming from but as a comparison, my wife had links removed from her Rolex Oyster perpetual which are guaranteed solid gold, but are not hall marked.
Equally I came across an old advert for my Casio which stated watch and strap were of titanium and gold? Unfortunately it didn't go into any other detail.

I agree they may well be plated, but if anyone could point me in the direction of a review or total description of the watch I would appreciate it. I understand the knowledge in this Forum is 2nd to none. So all comments are taken on board and I appreciate the feedback.
 

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I have been buying Citizen watches for more than 20 years and they don't use metals other than Stainless Steel, Titanium. The gold they use is a plate or tone, I have had a couple of gold tone Citizen's and they are very durable.

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I have been buying Citizen watches for more than 20 years and they don't use metals other than Stainless Steel, Titanium. The gold they use is a plate or tone, I have had a couple of gold tone Citizen's and they are very durable.

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This. Most watch brands don't make solid gold cases. Most also don't even make gold plated ones (usually those that do just make them for the color, to offer more options to customers).

Just like with seiko, the first number in the serial number is the year (5=2005,2015,2025, etc.) and the 2nd one is the month (x3=march).
Unlike other brands seiko and citizen do not point out the exact year so for older models you would have to also find out what years was the movement made, and the model of the watch. Afterwards you just have to narrow it down mathematically.
 
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