In the 1960s, Chinese chronographs were almost exclusively imported, so China launched an initiative to produce timepieces itself – the Sea Gull company.
By order of the Chinese government, a national initiative was started in early 1955 to establish a watchmaking industry in the north of the country. The Wuxing would prove to be the humble beginning of what today is probably the largest mechanical watch enterprise in the world.
The Seagull1963 chronograph is an affordable watch that is very popular on the watch forums. I spent a week wearing this example, which I purchased from […]