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  1. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Hi guys. So from what I've read, the Seagull ST16 is based on the Miyota 8215 with a few improvements, like hacking and bidirectional winding from the rotor. Does this mean a Miyota equipped watch can be straight swapped for the Seagull, and have the hands and dial feet fit, or is it not that...
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    Hello Fellow Watchuseek Members, Thank You! At first, we wish to thank the Watchuseek community for helping us grow and reach the level we are now. We've been learning from you, taking advice from between the lines, and we are continuing to do so. We are pleased to offer this great...
  3. Chinese Mechanical watches
    I bought, I'm ashamed to say, several KS (Kronen and Shone) models and dismantled most of them - three beyond normal watchmaker standards. I wouldn't attempt to reassemble those. I scraped the gold plating, took movements down, cut leather straps, timed them. The hardest part of the process...
  4. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Hello Friends, Some Chinese brands produce homage watches, Some produce replicas and, Some stay on the authentic wagon. Can you please give me some examples of Chinese brand names which produce authentic Chinese watches. Cheers,
  5. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Hi Everyone. Lately I've been looking at the Ingersoll Lawrence Automatic watch. I love the way this watch looks but I don't want to waste my money on a movement that isn't worth it. The movement is described on the website as a 620 calibre movement with 20 jewels. Here is a link to the website...
  6. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Hi ya folks, After like 2 weeks of waiting, post man arrived today with a small box from Honk Kong..Right away i knew its my Parnis watch model 115.. Hand winding 17 jewels 6497 Sea-gull movement with dual time zone, power reserve on a SS 42mm case with Leather band. I was a bit skeptic about...
  7. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Hello fellow WUS members and Chinese Watch fanatics, i just received this new beaut from Kevin Ma and friends over at Sea-Gull US, and wanted to share a few pics with you b-) Thanks for looking, Cheers!
  8. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Hi everybody, I am new in the Chinese Watches forum but I have been reading through it quite a lot. I have got this 17J Zhongshan but I can not find much info on it, just these posts by soviet:
  9. Chinese Mechanical watches
    So I'm in Taiwan (Taipei area) and just wondering if there are any known watch hot spots. Obviously there are tons of retails shops but does anyone know of any specialty shops for Chinese mechanicals? Also, any forums members in Taiwan up for a drink sometime this month?
  10. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Hey does anyone know what the name of Alpha is in Chinese? Do they have a Chinese language website? I couldnt find any. :thanks
  11. Chinese Mechanical watches
    I came across this article from the WSJ: Shanghai Watch Hopes Its Time to Shine as an Elite Brand Is Now By DUNCAN MAVIN HONG KONG-As guests sipped champagne and nibbled on Manchurian caviar at a Hong Kong watch emporium Tuesday, a female model stalked the room wearing a heavy...
  12. Chinese Mechanical watches
    Earlier this week I received this new Regulator model watch from Alex at Perpetual Mechanical Watches. The watch is 41mm with a domed sapphire crystal. Like the other two watches I have purchased from Alex this watch is exceptional. I also own and wear regularly the GMT and the Jump Hour. All...
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