USSR RUSSIAN SOVIET MEN`S WRIST WATCH. Size of case - 40 mm. Size of dial - 37 mm. Watch is in working condition and keep time well. The real colors may slightly differ from their appearance on your display!
Mechanical watches remain one of the most reliable and durable mechanisms ever invented by man. Such watches have a very high service life. As they say, a mechanical watch has a soul.
For a long and high-quality operation, mechanical watches must be wound up every day, preferably at the same time. Before that it should be removed from your hand, as otherwise you could damage the clockwork. For old mechanical watches, acceptable accuracy in time + - 5 minutes per day. This watch becomes excellent addition in your collection or a fine remembered gift.
A; "rocket" watches, sometimes marketed as Sekonda, have been manufactured since 1961 by the Petrodvorets Watch Factory in Saint Petersburg. The Petrodvorets Watch Factory is Russia's oldest factory and was founded by Peter the Great in 1721. Raketa watches were produced for the Red Army, the Soviet Navy, for North Pole expeditions, as well as for civilians.
As of today Raketa is one of the rare watch brands in the world producing its movements from A to Z. The first party of watch Raketa brand is made in 1961. The brand was called in honor of Gagarin's flight. On Petrodvorets Watch Factory the uniform mechanism for all models of watches Raketa-2609?? " on the basis of which more than two tens modifications of watches "Raketa were issued was created: with automatic subplant, with a calendar, with a 24-hour scale for polar explorers, anti-magnetic, for blind (2610HA).
The models "Russia", "Record", "Petrodvorets" became the first watches under the Raketa brand. Watches "Record" were the second original design, their thickness made 2,7 mm, and they remain the most flat of all, created in the USSR, and the thinnest mechanical watch in the world. In 1965 watches "Record" received a gold medal of the international Leipzig fair. Mass production of watches Raketa brand began since 1964, and by 1980 the plant annually let out 4 million 600 thousand copies of watches "Raketa". PLEASE SEE MY OTHER ITEMS!
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