7000 Seagull 1963 37,5mm Acryl glass,leather & Natostraps

SKU: 7000

7000 Seagull 1963 37,5mm Acryl glass,leather & Natostraps

  • "My own Seagull 1963 Acrylic"
  • "My own Seagull 1963 Acrylic"
  • "My own Seagull 1963 Acrylic"
  • Photo copyright Andreas Friedl Photography - vielen Dank nach Graz hierfür!
  • Photo copyright Andreas Friedl Photography - vielen Dank nach Graz hierfür!
  • Photo copyright Andreas Friedl Photography - many thanks to my customer in Austria!
  • Photo copyright Andreas Friedl Photography - many thanks to my customer in Austria
  • Photo copyright Andreas Friedl Photography - many thanks to my customer in Austria
  • many thanks for this picture to my customer Stefan V. from Canada!
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7000 Seagull 1963 37,5mm Acryl glass,leather & Natostraps

SKU: 7000

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€275.00
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Seagull "1963" Chinese Airforce watch


Movement: Seagull caliber ST19


Watchcase: stainless steel, polished


Diameter: 37,5mm


Height: 14mm


Back on stock again - only few pieces available !
This watch comes with Seagull green textile strap, additional black textile strap and high quality RIOS1931 leather strap in your preferred colour.
The very classic Seagull 1963 column wheel chronograph 
 
I simply could not resist this very special watch and imported it directly from China...
 
This is the Chinese Seagull watch model 1963 Chinese Air Force Watch. With crystal back , so you can see the nice caliber at work !
 
This is the specially beautiful, classic and decent  version with Acryl-crystal  - like the original in the 60´ies !
 
This watch "1963" has a polished stainless steel case with 37 mm diameter and 14 mm height and a screwed crystal back - the dimensions and the design are quite similar to the famous russian Sekonda / Strela Schaltradchronographs of the 60'ies. ( this might be also a reason, why I do like this watch very much )
 
This Seagull has a mechanic manual winding "Schaltradchronographenkaliber" No. ST19 , with 40 hours power reserve, 21.600 halfrotations/hour,  shock protection, and 21 jewels.
 
Seagull in Tianjin bought the production machines from Switzerland in the 60´ies - therefore this very nice  caliber is the successor of the famous  Venus 150 Column-wheel-caliber - similar to the famous Poljot 3017 caliber.
 
The dial has chinese characters, a silver metal dial with golden numbers and indexes.
The hands are nicely blue. The "Red Star" at position "12" fits perfect to the design.
 
With acrylglas like the originals of the 60´ies - small scratches can be easy polished! ( but this crystal is very robust and not easy to scratch!)
 
The chinese characters on the dial stand for "China made"
 
Diameter is 37,5 mm - with crown 40 mm.  With clear crystal back , which offers the  view to the nice Column-wheel-caliber!
 
18 mm bandwidth
Delivery is inclusive  watchcase, the original green nato-textile strap and also an additional  high-quality RIOS1931 Louisiana Crocodile Calf in your preferred colour - you can also choose ( see above ) instead for an extra price the RIOS1931 Juchten leather strap St.Petersburg!
I also include an additional black textile strap for free!
 
A very rare and special watch !   
 
About eight  years ago I had a customer traveling from China visiting my office and I saw by chance on his wrist this Seagull - I was thrilled of this watch  right away,  therefore I import it now  directly from China, which is not easy due to the formalities and especially the rarity (not mass produced ! ) of this model. Certainly you have also 2 years full warranty on this watch and also repairs or service are no problems because my watchmakers have all necessary parts on stock!
 
Here are additional informations about this watch:
 
In 1961 the Tianjin Watch Factory in China had already become famous for the production of the first Chinese watch. Then the factory was commissioned to produce the first Chinese pilots chronograph for the Air Force of the People's Liberation Army. Until October 1962 the factory was producing three charges of the pilot's watch. In late 1962, then came together 38 experts from various fields (Chinese Minister of Industry, Flight Commander, Navy supervisor, etc.) to examine the watch. After the meeting, the Tianjin Watch Factory was officially charged with the production of the watch. In 1963 the factory then manufactured and supplied  1400 aviator watches to the Chinese Air Force.
The Seagull 1963 Chinese Air Force Watch is an official remake of this watch.
 
Also available with sapphire crystal as Nr. 7001 or with 42mm diameter as Nr. 7005 - see rubric "Seagull watches"!

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