Seagull 1963 Hand Wind Mechanical Chronograph with Goldtone Dial #6488-2901C


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Product Code: 6488-2901C
Island Watch Price: $329.00

Seagull 1963 Hand Wind Mechanical Chronograph with Goldtone Dial #6488-2901C

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 updated version has a 42mm polished stainless steel case with a mineral crystal exhibition case back (the original was a smaller 38mm size). The goldish-brown dial features goldtone numbers and markers and a red star under the 12:00 position. The hour and minute hands are dark blue in color. The 21 ZUAN on the dial indicates the movement has 21-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 dial is marked in seconds. The lug width is 22mm and the watch now comes with a gold-brown and black striped NATO-style strap.

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Product Features
  • Movement:Seagull Hand Wind Mechanical 21-Jewel Chronograph
  • Case:Polished Stainless Steel, 42mm x 13mm thick
  • Back:Exhibition window back
  • Crystal:Hardened Mineral
  • Band:NATO-style gold-brown and black stripe strap, buckle closure. 22mm lug width
  • Water Resistant:30 meters
  • Warranty:1 Year

Customer Review

70 Reviews

  • 5
    Seagull 1963

    Posted by Robert on Jul 20th 2021

    I received the watch when promised, actually a day early. Could not be happier with the watch or the service!

  • 5

    Posted by Tommy G on Apr 9th 2021

    Just love this watch, looks, style and a no nonsense ease of operation. I put a elastic strap with the red stripe down the center, colors match perfectly and really makes the red stopwatch band pop.

  • 5
    Seagull 1963 one of many

    Posted by Robert Hadley on Feb 20th 2021

    This would be my 7th from mark and his team more than satisfied with my experiences always spot on in orders and delivery.highly recommend anybody with desire for a new watch or another one,honest quick and competitive pricing 10 out of 10

  • 5
    Retro, but the right kind of retro

    Posted by Patrick Leahy on Jul 14th 2020

    A handsome watch with interesting details. The strap is a little basic and inflexible. I swapped it out for a nicer all army green nato strap almost immediately. Overall the subtle sparkle of the dial and the complementary colors of the hands and numerals give you a watch that’s pretty without being ostentatious.

  • 5
    Love it.

    Posted by Joshua Baron on Mar 7th 2020

    I love it. I'm considering getting the sapphire crystal version.

  • 5
    Great watch

    Posted by Aaron Thomason on Nov 22nd 2019

    Really enjoying this watch. Long Island Watch is the best!

  • 5
    Unique Watch

    Posted by Unknown on Jul 5th 2019

    My husband loves watches and this classic Seagull watch is a unique addition to his collection. Sporty yet elegant and at a great price point. He has been getting non-stop compliments.

  • 5
    5 stars

    Posted by Robert Cox on Jun 1st 2019

    Pleased with performance and look. LIW handled the transaction and delivery as promised. So far so good.

  • 5
    Great watch

    Posted by Gregory O on May 25th 2019

    Love the way this watch looks. I replaced the nato strap with a red stitched black leather band and it looks even better now. Delivery was very quick.