Limited Edition Seagull D304 Chronograph Reissue

Limited Edition Seagull D304 Chronograph Reissue

The 1963 Seagull Chronograph is perhaps one of the most iconic and recognizable watches ever to come from China. As Li Wei stated in his article on the timepiece, "Because the 304's production quantity was so small, and because it was a daily-wear watch, original pieces are not easily found today. The Seagull watch factory and watch enthusiasts have been duplicating this watch in a variety of versions in recent years, attempting to satisfy the desires of 304 enthusiasts."

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The Chinese Timekeeper Launches New Webstore

The Chinese Timekeeper Launches New Webstore

The Chinese Timekeeper has big changes for 2016, starting with the launch of their new website and online store. The French founder Adrien Choux, a former marketing strategist for Panerai with over 15 years in China and Hong Kong, said that by moving online they hope to "...offer a more aggressive price point to our customers globally." CTK brings true Chinese heritage to life through their collection of proudly Chinese themed timepieces.

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Golgen Jiaolong 6112 500M Automatic Dive Watch

Golgen Jiaolong 6112 500M Automatic Dive Watch

Back in 2011, China made waves when they completed their first manned deep-sea Pacific Ocean dive to 5,057 meters (16,591 feet) with the submersible named Jiaolong. Read more about the milestone dive here. In 2015 the Shenzhen based watch brand Golgen teamed up with the Jiaolong divers to create a dive watch with the submersible's namesake. An instant success, the Golgen Jiaolong 6112 won a silver prize at the 2nd China Horologe Design Competition in 2015.

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Ebohr Complication Experience N°2 Automatic Watch

Ebohr Complication Experience N°2 Automatic Watch

The EC, or Ebohr Complication series is the top of the line from the Shenzhen based Chinese watch brand. EC pieces can range from around $600 up to around $15000 for the amazing Orbital Tourbillon that we got our hands on here. I've had my eye on this piece, Experience N°2, for sometime since seeing it a shop here in Guangzhou. I was happy to get to spend a bit more time appreciating it during my visit with the company last week.

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6 'Year of the Monkey' Watches for 2016

6 'Year of the Monkey' Watches for 2016

People born in the Year of the Monkey are considered smart, curious and drawn to knowledge. They are cultivated, inventive as well as creative. It is an ‘earth’ sign associated with good sense. Stubborn yet charming, the monkey loves to perform for an audience and is endowed with great self-esteem. The monkey gathering eight peaches is a traditional Chinese theme that symbolizes longevity and good fortune, since the peach stands for good health and eight is a lucky number. Additionally, the pronunciation of Monkey, Hóu, is pronounced the same as another character, 侯, meaning high official, or a person holding a prominent place in society.

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Semi-Smart: Tianba T-Watch With Activity Tracking & Notifications

Semi-Smart: Tianba T-Watch With Activity Tracking & Notifications

This watch I've been wearing is very classic in appearance with its clean white dial and rose gold finish on the case, hands and buckle. The watch I received came with a soft brown leather strap, but I've seen a few other versions including standard stainless steel bracelets and another with a very attractive milanese band. The case is 40mm x 11.8mm, and the sapphire glass must have some quality anti-reflective coating because the visibility is great from almost any angle.

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