Soviet mechanical ZARIA wrist watch, 17 jewels
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This is a classic stylish mechanical wristwatch ZARIA (“Dawn” 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 Zaria watch has mechanical lever movement and manual winding.
CASE SIZE 42mm x 36mm(with crown)
FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Seconds
Watch been fully serviced by a professional watchmaker and keeps good time.
Comes complete with WeAreAble handmade NATO leather strap!
Modes of payment:
- PayPal(includes credit card payments)
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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 “Zaria” only after 1965.
Other watches produced on the factory: «ЗИФ», «Звезда», «Победа», «Аврора», «Комета», «Мечта», «Весна», «Рассвет».