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Seagull 1963 Hand Wind Mechanical Chronograph with Acrylic Crystal #6345A-2901

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Product Code: 6345A-2901
Island Watch Price: $329.00
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Seagull 1963 Hand Wind Mechanical Chronograph with Acrylic Crystal #6345A-2901

This special edition watch is an official remake of the 1963 Chinese Airforce chronograph, a unique and classic masterpiece now coveted by collectors nearly as much as the original. This new updated version has a 38mm polished stainless steel case with a retro acrylic crystal (front) and an exhibition window back. The gold tint creme dial features goldtone numbers and markers and a red star under the 12:00 position. 19 ZUAN on the dial indicates the movement has 19-jewels. The movement is a Seagull No. ST19 mechanical (hand winding) chronograph with 21,600 VPH and shock protection. Power reserve is about 45 hours on a full wind without the chronograph running.

The Seagull chronograph uses a column wheel. In this design, the key component is a small rotating cylinder with teeth at the top, not unlike a castle turret. As the chronograph buttons are pressed, the column wheel rotates and levers fall in between the teeth to drive the functions. The column wheel movement is considered by most watch enthusiasts to be the most desirable, since it requires the greatest skill to design and build correctly and it is thought to be the most durable.

The sub-dial on the left is the running seconds counter and the sub-dial on the right is a 30-minute timer. The red seconds hand is activated when you click the pusher at 2:00. The outer portion of the black dial is marked in seconds. The watch comes with a olive green NATO-Style strap.
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6345A-2901
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In stock
Product Features
  • Movement:Seagull Hand Wind Mechanical 19-Jewel Chronograph
  • Case:Polished Stainless Steel, 38mm diameter x 15mm thick
  • Back:Exhibition window back
  • Crystal:Acrylic
  • Band:Olive green NATO style strap, buckle closure. 18mm lug
  • Water Resistant:30 meters
  • Warranty:1 Year

Customer Review

39 Reviews

  • 5
    Perfect

    Posted by Matthew Bosse on Nov 17th 2020

    If you're in the fence about this watch.. buy it. It looks even better in person. People on here say the NATO strap is junk, but it's really not bad. Even if you still don't like it, the watch is well worth the price. This watch is stunning in every way. You have to see it to believe it. The chronograph works excellently. Trust me, this one is worth every penny.

  • 5
    5 stars

    Posted by DG on Sep 7th 2020

  • 5
    5 stars

    Posted by Stephen Rebottaro on Jul 24th 2020

    Gorgeous piece. I love it.

  • 5
    This Watch is Beautiful

    Posted by Robert on Jun 8th 2020

    Photos don't do this watch justice.

  • 5
    Seagull on a sunny day

    Posted by Joseph on May 13th 2020

    Have only had the watch for a few weeks but really enjoy it. I heard about this watch on YouTube after I first got into watches. Basically this is a “cheaper” watch that gets a lot of respect from watch people - not that that should matter. Very cool watch. Hand wind, display case back, communist star. Pretty much has it all for a little over $300. I have a smaller wrist so the 38mm size works perfectly. Comes on olive green nato strap. Not the most comfortable nato I’ve had.

  • 5
    Outstanding service and watch

    Posted by David P on Mar 22nd 2020

    Island Watch provides an outstanding collection of unique watch brands at great prices. I ordered the Seagull 1963 Hand Wind Mechanical Chronograph with Acrylic Crystal and it came in perfect condition. I highly recommend them. David P.

  • 5
    Great product, fantastic service!

    Posted by Kenji Inoue on Jan 27th 2020

    I have had my Seagull 1963 for about two weeks now and am absolutely happy with my purchase. The watch exhibits a great value proposition and the ordering/ shipping process was flawless. Marc, you have a returning customer here.

  • 5
    Seagull

    Posted by Unknown on Dec 14th 2019

    Great watch and excellent service. Thank you

  • 5
    Beautiful timepiece

    Posted by Joshua on Nov 27th 2019

    I've wanted this watch for a few years and finally bought one. I really like this watch