POLJOT STURMANSKIE Gagarin 1 MChZ 17J 57' Type 2 USSR Space Watch SERVICED
POLJOT Sturmanskie GAGARIN type 2. Astronaut mechanical watch from the'56. Date of Manufactured: First quarter 1957 year. Watch of official supplier of the Defence Department of the Soviet Union. The watch is made by First Moscow Watch Factory (1MChZ) in Moscow, USSR. This is one of the oldest watch factories in USSR/Russia. In 1949, the production of Shturmansky watches was started. This watch was made specifically for the Air Force and never went on public sale. In 1961, the first ever manned space flight took place. On a space flight, Yuri Gagarin took the Shturmansky watch with him, which demonstrated flawless operation in zero gravity. Thus, they became the first hours to be in space. The watch is well running and keeps time accurately as has been revised by a professional watchmaker recently. Verify the condition please look at the pictures. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "antikvar-world" and is located in this country: UA. This item can be shipped worldwide.