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The Watch Appreciation Thread (Reviews and Photos of Men's Timepieces by Rolex, Patek Philippe, Breitling, JLC etc...) - Page 1039post #15572 of 4831211/18/12 at 7:17amQuote:Originally Posted by Dino944
Yes, I had already seen there website. There was nothing to support your belief , "[That] their movements are used in all sorts of high-end watches."
I did find someone site with a person asking if their Kenneth Cole watch used a Sea-Gull movement, but Kenneth Cole is very far from being a high end watch company.
I had heard this as a rumor. Hence my question of whether it was legitimate. I'm sure the really good knock-offs that you'd get in China use the movements.post #15573 of 4831211/18/12 at 7:49amIts not a fake unless you consider what BP sells to be fakes. I just did a cursory internet search and used that picture, but if you do the same you will see that that is how the BP FF looks like.
I take it from your conclusion that you note the startling similarity in movement ?post #15574 of 4831211/18/12 at 7:55amPlease, not all watches in China from 10 RMB to 1000,000 RMB (eg the BWAF Cloisonne bridge tourbillon) are one and the same. Are Swatches and a Dufour Simplicity identical simply because they come from Switz ?
Do you know how much a Sea-Gull tourb movement costs ? The knock-offs use much cheaper tourbillon movements like the PTS and Liaoning. Incidentally the British Horological Institute used that same movement in their anniversary watch. http://www.bhi.co.uk/bhi-flying-tourbillon
Have a look at these articles -
note the tourbillon clocks, Sea-Gull sapphire dial tourbillon and Beijing Cloisonne bridge tourbillonpost #15575 of 4831211/18/12 at 7:56amQuote:Originally Posted by ~ B ~
Its not a fake unless you consider what BP sells to be fakes. I just did a cursory internet search and used that picture, but if you do the same you will see that that is how the BP FF looks like.
I take it from your conclusion that you note the startling similarity in movement ?
I took dopey's comment to be that: Diving Watch + Tourbillon =post #15576 of 4831211/18/12 at 7:59amfrom the website pics, which i assume are accurate depictions of real life, those Sea Gulls look terrible (edit - at least if they're comparing themselves to the marques mentioned). it reminds me of a Chinese automaker getting a hold of a BMW X5 or Porsche Cayenne and producing a shitty copy of itpost #15577 of 4831211/18/12 at 8:24ampost #15578 of 4831211/18/12 at 8:35ampost #15579 of 4831211/18/12 at 9:38ampost #15580 of 4831211/18/12 at 9:44ampost #15581 of 4831211/18/12 at 10:03ampost #15582 of 4831211/18/12 at 11:24ampost #15583 of 4831211/18/12 at 12:24pmpost #15584 of 4831211/19/12 at 6:21ampost #15585 of 4831211/19/12 at 6:30am
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