Soviet mechanical ZARYA wrist watch, 16 jewels
This is a classic, sleek women’s wristwatch ZARYA (“Dawn”).
Lovely vintage watch made by Заря (Pensa Watch Factory), USSR.
The watch is mechanical and does not need batteries to operate.
Original soviet Zarya watch has mechanical lever movement and manual winding.
CASE SIZE 40mm x 33mm(with crown)
LUG WIDTH 16mm
FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Seconds
Watch went through a complete service by a professional watch tech and keeps time well.
Comes complete with steel bracelet.
You may pay safely via BDO deposit, paypal(credit cards) or bitcoin & have the item delivered to your doorstep.
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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».