Curator: Alberta Museum of Chinese Horology in Peace River; Member: China Horologe Association; Chief Expert: China Watch Overseas Working Committee (CWOWC); Sino-Canadian Horological Cultural Affairs Advisor: Guangzhou Watches and Clocks Association; Member: NAWCC.
Ric Capucho, who very generously donated the watch to the AMCHPR collection, noted: "handwinding, powered by some sort of hybrid between the SB18 that...
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The Chinese standard/Tongji movement is one of the most ubiquitous watch movements in the world.
For decades, in fact, it was the centrally mandated movement produced by all but three watch factories in the country. And for good reason--it made repair and upkeep easy as movement parts from one factory were very much mostly directly swappable for parts from elsewhere.