ZIM soviet mechanical watch

2,600.00

Original Soviet mechanical vintage ZiM watch with manual winding

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Description

Large soviet mechanical ZIM watch – 15 jewels
MADE IN USSR!!

 

Produced on ZIM – Zavod Imeni Maslennikova’ – Maslennikov Watch Factory, city of Samara – Завод им. Масленникова (ЗиМ)

Factory was located in the town of Samara (previously called Kuibischev) and produced pipes and parts for artillery shells since 1909. After bolshevik revolution of 1917 it was named after the revolutionary Maslennikov.

Watches were produced on factory since 1937. During World War II it was making artillery shells as well.

 

The watch is mechanical and does not need batteries to operate.

 

Original soviet watch has mechanical lever movement and manual winding.

 

 

CASE SIZE 46x43mm

THICKNESS 10mm

LUG WIDTH 18mm

TYPE  Mechanical

MOVEMENT

FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Seconds

 

Mechanical lever movement

Manual winding

 

 

Watch been through a recent service by a professional watch tech and keeps good time.

 

Comes complete with NAGATA leather strap.

 

Highly recommended: 18mm genuine leather handmade straps by WeAreAble:
– NATO black strap
– NATO light brown strap
NATO dark brown strap

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About ZiM watch factory

Factory was located in the town of Samara (previously called Kuibischev) and produced pipes and parts for artillery shells since 1909. After bolshevik revolution of 1917 it was named after the revolutionary Maslennikov.
Watches were produced on factory since 1937. During World War II it was making artillery shells as well.

After 1951 watch production resumes under the trade names ‘POBEDA’ (Победа) and” ZIM”.
These later Pobeda watches should not be confused with those produced in the 1950s in the Moscow Factories.

The ZIM Factory struggled following the collapse of the USSR(1990s) and has since closed down in early 2000s with the loss of jobs in the local area.

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