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Seagull 1963 Hand Wind Mechanical Chronograph with Sapphire Crystal #6345G-2901
Seagull 1963 Hand Wind Mechanical Chronograph


 
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Seagull 1963 Hand Wind Mechanical Chronograph with Sapphire Crystal #6345G-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 sapphire crystal (front) and an exhibition case back. The gold tint creme dial features goldtone numbers and markers and a red star under the 12:00 position. The movement is a Seagull No. ST21 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.
Features
  • Movement: Seagull Hand Wind Mechanical 21-Jewel Chronograph
  • Case: Polished Stainless Steel, 38mm diameter x 13mm thick
  • Back: Exhibition window back
  • Crystal: Scratch resistant sapphire
  • Band: Olive green NATO style strap, buckle closure.
  • Water Resistant: 30 meters
  • Warranty: 1 Year

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Great Service and Product March 13, 2017
Reviewer: Jim from Southbank, VIC Australia  
Excellent responses. Even got all my questions answered via Facebook Messenger within 24 hours, even the utter mundane ones. Watch posted within a day after payment was made, and arrived in immaculate condition. Really enjoying my new watch. Thanks again Marc. Pleasure doing business with you

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As special as expected March 9, 2017
Reviewer: Trevor Hirst from Massapequa, NY United States  
I watched a lot of videos and read a lot of reviews. This watch does not disappoint.

It is a little thick, and the NATO is nice, but thick as well. Once I got it on a navy leather strap, it really came alive.

I live staring at the dial and the gorgeous movement. It wears well and I get compliments all the time.

I've had the watch for a week and it was less than a minute off!



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Seagull 1963 reissue January 14, 2017
Reviewer: Paul Gibson from Brooklyn, NY United States  
wonderful experience with Long Island Watch; excellent communication with the owner --Marc about this particular watch.  I really like this unique, chinese watch --a bit smaller than i anticipated but works for my smaller wrist.  I opted for the sapphire crystal because the casing is a tad deeper than other watches; feels like it would be more susceptible to catching corners and such.
This is the second watch I purchased from Long Island Watch, the other being a Graf Zeppelin, another curious and interesting watch.  


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Broken winder December 29, 2016
Reviewer: Lucy Waugh from Farnham, Surrey United Kingdom  
Very disappointed. The watch winder has broken and now just spins around. Given that we are in the U.K. What do we do next.

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Seagull 1963 Reissue December 21, 2016
Reviewer: John Cumbus from Kernersville, NC United States  
Watch was just as described and arrived a day early!

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