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According to my own post on the Chinese Watches forum (link here), I have to regroup my Seagull posts...
Re-issued by the original manufacturer, Tianjin Seagull, is the 1963 Chinese Airforce chronograph in several variants.

First, the "Seagull 1963" an in-house re-issue that looks as close to one of the original 1,700 as it gets:

Seagull Chronograph, Model no. 1963. This particular model is the only model that carries the "1963" designation in the current Seagull lineup. Features the "19 ZUAN" dial style as close to the vintage as it gets, with the chinese characters in the lower part meaning "China" and "Tianjin watch factory". Solid case back, again with the inscription "Tianjin watch factory" (top), the "1963" (bottom). The logo in the center is framed by stylized chinese characters meaning "China".

Stainless steel case
Domed acrylic crystal
Stainless steel caseback with inscriptions
Handwound ST19 chronograph movement, 19 Jewels
Blue hour and minute hands
Small seconds at 9 (blue hand)
Central red chronograph seconds
30 minute totalizer at 3 (blue hand)
WR 3 bar
Whitish dial
Applied gold colored markers
Diam. 37mm, Lug width 18mm, lug to lug 47mm

Comes on a khaki colored Nato strap.
Neither box nor papers, as per direct manufacturer's supply.

Out of stock again (July 15) - new arrivals expected in the week after July 22

Price USD 195 + shipping
PayPal (preferred, no fees) or wire transfer.
Contact: [email protected]


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Second, the "Seagull 0437" with the 1963 style dial:

Seagull Chronograph, Model no. 0437, also sold as the Seagull "1963 Airforce" or "Military", though that denominations are imo wrong. But this is the watch that made the Seagull chronos famous and the most sought after version. Features the "19 ZUAN" dial style, with the chinese characters in the lower part meaning "China" and "Tianjin watch factory". Display back.
Made by Tianjin Seagull, the most famous watch manufacturer of China.

Stainless steel case
Sapphire crystal
Sapphire display back
Handwound ST19 chronograph movement, 19 Jewels
Small seconds at 9
Central chronograph seconds
30 minute totalizer at 3
WR 3 bar
Eggshell colored dial
Needle shaped hands
Applied polished SS markers
Diam. 39mm, Lug width 18mm, lug to lug 51mm

Comes on a khaki colored Nato strap.
Neither box nor papers, as per direct manufacturer's supply.

Out of stock again (July 15) - new arrivals expected July 21

Price USD 195 + shipping
PayPal (preferred, no fees) or wire transfer.
Contact: [email protected]


Pictures:
The new watches I received have a red star on the dial






third, the "Seagull 0446" is the newest idea of Seagull, quite far from the original style, featuring a tachymeter bezel.

Seagull 1963 Chronograph (model no. 0446), again also sold as the Seagull "Military Chronograph" or "Chinese Air Force Chronograph". The difference of this specific reissue and the original are significant here: the case style and size, the tachymeter scale on the bezel and the case finish. Apart from the dial layout and the movement this is more or less a different watch

The Bezel is brushed, the markings are filled with black paint. The case has a neat combination of brushed and polished surfaces. The pushers are rectangular.
Made by Tianjin Seagull, the most famous watch manufacturer of China.
The Chinese characters on the dial read as follows:
"Zhongguo" (China) "Tianjin shoubiao chang" (Tianjin watch factory)

Stainless steel case, brushed and polished
Sapphire crystal
Sapphire display back
Handwound ST19 chronograph movement, 19 Jewels
Small seconds at 9
Central chronograph seconds
30 minute totalizer at 3
Brushed bezel with tachymeter scale
WR 3 bar
Eggshell dial
Needle shaped hands
Half numbered (2, 4, 8 ,10, 12)
Applied polished SS markers and numerals
Diam. 42mm, Lug width 20mm, lug to lug 48mm

Comes a matching brown leather strap, tapering slightly from 20mm at the lugs to 18mm at the stainless steel tang buckle. Comfortable to wear.
Neither box nor papers, as per direct manufacturer's supply.

This model is sold elsewhere for over USD 300(!).
Price USD 195 + shipping
PayPal (preferred, no fees) or wire transfer.
Contact: [email protected]


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Strap variants (ask for availability):


Thanks for looking!:thanks
 
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