Chinese Watch industry as well as the Shanghai Watch Factory was founded in 1955. From the time being, there was only few watch factories whose produce watch cases, hands, dials from 40~50'c. They assorted their PRODUCTS with the imported watch movement and marked their name or logo on to release to the market . From 1955 a completed Chinese watch factory is founded - a very important milestone for localized watch industry in China.
No matter it was a designated mission from the government or for any other reason. It's affected the late half century for billions of Chinese daily life and the watch making industry in China for almost half centry.