Shanghai

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Shanghai (上海) is a watch brand produced by the Shanghai Watch Factory. It is one of the oldest Chinese watch brands, and Shanghai watches have been in continuous production since 1958 (if a brief stint as "Shanghai 2000" is included).


Models (incomplete)

Model Size Case Movement used Other Features Production dates
A-581 full chrome-plated, stainless steel A581 1958-1963
A581 full chrome-plated, stainless steel A581 1963-1965
581 full chrome-plated, stainless steel A581 1965-1968
A-591 full  ? A581 1959-1960
A-592 woman  ? A581 1959-1962?
592 woman  ? A581  ?
A-611 full stainless steel A611 1961-1963
A611 full stainless steel A611 1963-1965
A611a full stainless steel A611 1965-1966
611 full stainless steel A611 1966-1968
A623 full stainless steel A611 date  ?
A623a full stainless steel A611 date 1965-1967
A-631 30 mm chrome-plated A611 1963-?
A631 30 mm chrome-plated A611  ?
A631a 30 mm chrome-plated A611  ?-1965
A641 full  ? SS4 1964
A656  ? chrome-plated  ? 20 jewels 1965
A657 woman chrome-plated  ? 1965-1967
A661 woman chrome-plated SS3 prototype 1966
A662 full chrome-plated SS2 prototype 1966-1968
SS1a full stainless steel SS1 1966-1967?
1010 full chrome-plated SS1  ?
1020 full stainless steel SS1  ?
1110 full chrome-plated SS1  ?
1112 woman chrome-plated? SS3  ?
1120 full stainless steel SS1 1967?-1970
1123 full stainless steel SS1 c.1970
1124 mid stainless steel SS1 c.1970?
1512 woman chrome-plated? SS1  ?
1522  ? stainless steel?  ?  ?
1523 full stainless steel SS1, SS1K  ?
1524 full stainless steel SS1K  ?
3121 woman  ? SS3  ?
3131 woman  ? SS3  ?
4120 full  ? SS4  ?
5510 woman  ? SS5  ?
5520 woman  ? SS5  ?
7020 full  ? SS7 date  ?
7110 full chrome-plated SS7/ZSH  ?
7120 full stainless steel SS7/ZSH  ?
7120a full stainless steel ZSH  ?
7122 mid stainless steel SS7?/ZSH?  ?
7220 full stainless steel ZSH date  ?
7221 full stainless steel ZSH quick-set date  ?
7222 mid stainless steel ZSH date  ?
7621 full stainless steel ZSH quick-set double calendar  ?
7624 full stainless steel ZSH? automatic, date  ?
8120 full stainless steel, chrome-plated SS8  ?
8122  ?  ? SS8  ?

Brief notes

  • Major vintage movements: A581, SS1, Tongji (SS7)
  • Logo changed about 1970