Soviet mechanical ZARIA wrist watch, 22 jewels.
This is a classic stylish mechanical wristwatch ZARIA (“Dawn” in russian).
Lovely vintage watch made by Заря (Pensa Watch Factory), USSR.
1980 Olympic edition with Olympic emblem “Moscow 1980” inscriptions on the dial.
The watch is mechanical and does not need batteries to operate.
Original soviet Zaria watch has mechanical lever movement and manual winding.
CASE SIZE 35mm x 34mm(with crown)
LUG WIDTH 14mm
FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Seconds, Calendar
Watch been through a recent service by a professional watch tech and keeps good time.
Comes complete with steel bracelet.
Modes of payment:
- Credit Cards (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover)
- BDO bank deposits (for Philippines customers only)
Fast international shipping: ships from Ukraine with tracking number usually within the same business day!
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».