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Hi,

I've compiled a list that I use when looking for watches here in shanghai.
Most of it is from this forum, Joelchan, chaoscomm, soviet etc, so I take no credit whatsoever. Please let me know what I've omitted or help me add missing info!

/Kent

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Shanghai Watches

DongFengHong / He Ping
1956-1958
Prototypes
Dong Feng Hong
He Ping

A-581
1958-1967
dials w. applied indicators appeared around 1964
A-581 1958-1963
A581 1963-1965
581 1966-1967

A-582
w. lume on dial /hands?
A-582

A-591
1959-1961
581 +shock absorber on balance, ?non-smooth balance wheel?
A-591

A-592
1960-1962
Lady version of A591
A-592

A-611
1961-1967
611 movement, (581+anti shock+smooth balance+ chamfered wheels + movement holder screws)
Dials w. applied indicators appeared around 1964
A-611 1961-1963
A611 1964-1965
A611a 1965-1966
611 1966+1967

A623(a)
1962-1966
Date function
A623 1963-1965
A623a 1965-1967

A-621 ????
Existence not confirmed

A-631
1963
581 movement? 30mm diam.
A-631 1964
631 1965

A-641
See SS4 Series

A656
1966-1968
20j, ?date?
A656

A657
1965
30-31mm diam., mid size
A657

A662
24j prototype & 17j
A662

SS1 Series
1966-1975
Shanghai SS1 17 jewels movement has a re-designed bridge than A581 and A611 movements.
SS1K is an improved version of the SS1 movement developed in 1972 by Shanghai Watch factory. It was the first national grade 1 movement by the factory, but was 3 years later than the SM1 movement by Shanghai Stop Watch factory. SM1 was probably the 1st national grade 1 movement made in Shanghai. A coupe of million movements were made, and was used for 1524 model watches until about 1974.
1966-1972 SS1a movement, 18.000 bph
1972-1975 SS1K movement, 21.600 bph

1010Pie Pan
1020Pie Pan
1110 Chrome version of 1120, Pie Pan
1120 Pie Pan
1112 Ladies sized See SS3 Series
1123 SS1a and SS1K movement
1124 SS1a and SS1K movement, mid sized
1512 Ladies
1522
1523 SS1a and SS1K movement ? Pie Pan
1524 1968- SS1K movement Pie Pan/Flat Dial
SS1A SS1K movement

SS3 Series
SS3 (X31B) movement, Ladies size
1112
3121
3131

SS4 Series
A641 196424 jewels high quality
SS4 1965 A641 renamed in 1965
SS4/401 19j Pie Pan
SS4/501 1965, 19j prototype
SS4B 1965 Date
SS4C 1965 Auto, Date
SS4H-K 1970 19j 21.600 BPH
Military "Hou Lu" 24j military Branded
Military "Shanghai" 24j military Branded, 25.000 made
4120 Non automatic, no date
????? SS-4K watch with calendar


SS2 Series
1964-1969?
SS2 movement w. 29j
SS2B Auto
SS2C Auto, military watch, 5.000 made

SS5 Series
Lady Movement (small)
5510
5520

SS6 Series
SS6P Date

SS7 Standard (SZ1) (ZSH) Series
(1972) 1974-1985
SS7 (ZSH) movement, 19J
7020 Date, prototype
7110 Chrome case
7120 S/S case
7122Mid size case
7220 date
7221 date, common
7222 Mid size case, date
7621 day/date, quickset, quite rare
7624 Date, Auto, prototype
SS7 Date
SS7 Mid sized case
SS7 Normal case
???? 25j, Auto “ZCSH”

The SS7 standard movement was mass produced since January,1974. With a,b,c...representing 1974,1975,...,and the 2nd letter for months. One can date a movement produced in a particular year and month
Age: 1974 w. 3 lines of text, later 2 lines of text, last English text

SS8 Series
SS8 movement, slim. Called SS8, SB1H, SZB-1, B.
8120
8122
 

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Wow, can't believe I don't remember this post. Sure came in handy today when I was researching a few models.

(added to the Reference Material sub-forum)
 
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