Citizen Caliber 8213

Citizen Caliber 8213

Citizen Caliber 8213

Brand Citizen
Caliber Number 8213
Base Caliber
Similar Caliber
Miyota 8218
Movement Type Automatic
Jewels 21
Diameter 11.5”’ (25.6mm)
Height 5.2mm
Power Reserve 45 hours
Vibrations Per Hour 21,600 vph
Shock System Parashock
Lift Angle
49 degrees (unconfirmed)
Winding Direction Uni-directional, counterclockwise
Hacking? No
Features Hours, minutes, small seconds between 4:00 and 5:00, date (quick-set)
Country of Manufacture Japan
Known Models Citizen: NJ0090-13P, NJ0090-81A, NJ0090-81E, NJ0090-21L

The Citizen caliber 8213 is an automatic movement based on the Citizen caliber 8210.

Citizen 8213 vs Citizen 8210

The difference between the two movements is that the base caliber 8210 has a central sweeping second hand and the 8213 has a small seconds subdial between 4:00 and 5:00. Both are 21 jewels and are finished similarly.

Note: There is also a caliber 8200 which is the same as the 8210 but has a day/date instead of just a date on the 8210.

Citizen 8213 vs Miyota 8218

The Citizen caliber 8213 is basically Citizen’s branded version of the Miyota (owned by Citizen) caliber 8218. You can learn more about that caliber and see for yourself here.

Examples of watches with this caliber

Please share your experiences and thoughts about the Citizen caliber 8213 in the comments section below…

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Frank Johnston
Frank Johnston
2 years ago

Does anyone know the lift angle for sure.

2 years ago
Reply to  Frank Johnston

Check Miyota’s site. They have a lot of tech drawings.

Will Nye
Will Nye
2 years ago
Reply to  Mark

You can’t figure out lift angle from tech drawings.

Joseph Z.
Joseph Z.
1 year ago

I searched for the Citizen 8210 but this only comes up with mention its the 8200 without the day function. I just got my Citizen NJ0150-81Z Tsuyosa model in Yellow Sunburst and was interested in the movement. Its non hacking and over the last few days I have been been monitoring the accuracy. Day 1 Dial up +3sec Day 2 Dial down +2sec Day 3 Dial up +5sec Day 4 Dial down +1sec Day 5 Dial vertical 12′ high -1sec Day 6 Dial vertical 6′ high -4sec Been good so far and its a beautiful watch for a heck of… Read more »

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Joseph Z.
Joseph Z.
1 year ago
Reply to  Joseph Z.

Rear view

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1 year ago
Reply to  Joseph Z.

You got lucky. Mine came with +16s/d and a beat error of 2ms out of the factory. I opened, adjusted the beat error to 0.0-0.2ms, and regulated the watch to within COSC parameters. Beautiful watch, love the tone of yellow.

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