Soviet mechanical YUNOST wrist watch, 15 jewels
MADE IN USSR!
This is a classic stylish mechanical wristwatch YUNOST (“Youth” in russian).
Lovely vintage watch made by Заря (Pensa Watch Factory), USSR.
The watch is mechanical and does not need batteries to operate.
Original soviet Yunost’ watch has mechanical lever movement and manual winding.
CASE SIZE 34mm x 30mm(with crown)
FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Seconds
Watch went through a complete service by a professional watch tech and keeps time well.
Comes complete with NAGATA leather strap.
Modes of payment:
- PayPal (includes credit card payments)
- BDO bank deposits
Fast international shipping: this watch ships out from Ukraine (with tracking number) within 2 business days!
About the watch factory
In early 1930s there were already two functioning watch factories. In 1935 decision was made to build another factory to produce women’s watches.
After long negotiations french equipment LIP was purchased and the construction of factory begins in Penza(on Penza bicycle factory). In 1938 the first watches were produced.
The factory produced mainly womens watches of small caliber movements. However, some men’s watches were also produced.
All watches were branded “Zarya” only after 1965.
Other watches produced on the factory: «ЗИФ», «Звезда», «Победа», «Аврора», «Комета», «Мечта», «Весна», «Рассвет».