Soviet vintage RAKETA mechanical watch with 24 hours dial
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Manufactured on Petrodvortsovsky watch factory, USSR
The trade mark ‘RAKETA’ is on the dial.
The watch is mechanical and does not need batteries to operate.
Original soviet “RAKETA” has mechanical lever movement and manual winding.
CASE SIZE 41x41mm
FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Seconds
The inner blue bezel rotates with lower crown.
Watch been through a recent service by a professional watch tech and keeps good time.
*the watch makes a light clanking sound when shaken(the bezel makes the noise) – which is normal and does not affect functionality.
Comes complete with black leather NAGATA strap.
SELECTION OF HAND MADE BRANDED STRAPS ARE IN STOCK
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About the watch factory
The Petrodvorets Watch Factory «Raketa» was founded by Peter the Great in 1721. Factory was producing wide range of items, including jewels for watches since 1930.
Factory was devastated during World War 2, restored in 1949 and was making “Pobeda”(Victory) and “Zvezda” watches. In 1954 renamed into Petrodvorets Watch Factory.
Since 1962 “Raketa” watches are produced which became the trade mark of the factory.
The Petrodvorets Watch Factory is one of the rare watch factories in the world that fully manufactures its own movements from A to Z, including hairspring and escapement.
Other band names produced on the factory include Baltika, Leningrad, Mayak, Neva, Pobeda, Raketa, Rossiya, Svet, Start.
Read more about on of few surviving soviet watch factories on factory’s website.