Legendary POLJOT Chronometer 3133 mechanical watch
MADE IN USSR!
Beautiful mechanical watch manufactured on 1st Moscow Watch Factory “POLJOT”
Legendary Soviet brand trademark POLJOT.
The watch is mechanical and does not need batteries to operate.
Poljot Shturmanskie 3133
The Soviets introduced a new chronograph caliber in 1976 which was designated the 3133. It was based on the Valjoux 7734 for which the Soviets had purchased the machinery from the Swiss in 1974. The Soviets made a number of modifications to the 7734 (for example, the balance wheel was changed and the beat frequency was raised to improve accuracy), but many of the parts remain interchangeable.
The new chronograph calibre entered service in 1976 in the Ocean, and was initially exclusively used by the Soviet Navy. Later, other official versions such as the Soviet Air Force Shturmanskie (meaning Navigator’s) were introduced.
USSR mechanical Poljot /caliber 3133, hand-winding, shock protection, 23 stones, day power reserve with Chrono activated: deactivate 37 hours / Chrono: 42 hours
Time display: Hours / minutes / seconds, date, Chronograph: Counterstop function (adding up), 30-minute counter
Indicators:small seconds hand at position 9, Central seconds hand (stop function), 30-minute counter to position 3, date window at position 6
Original soviet “POLJOT” has mechanical lever movement and manual winding.
CASE SIZE 45mm x 45mm(with crown)
LUG WIDTH 18mm
FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Seconds, 12-Hour Dial, Date Indicator, Chronograph
Mechanical lever movement
Watch been fully serviced by a professional watchmaker and keeps time well.
Comes complete with stainless steel bracelet.
Fast international shipping: this watch ships out from Ukraine (with tracking number) within 2 business days!
Modes of payment:
- Credit Cards (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover)
- BDO bank deposits (for Philippines customers only)
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About the watch factory
1st Moscow Watch Factory (1.MWF, renamed to POLJOT after 1964) – the biggest and oldest of soviet watch factories.
Russian watches have a rich and interesting history dating back over 80 years with the creation of the First Moscow Watch Factory, which today manufactures Poljot watches.
A highlight of Russia’s watch history came in 1961 when cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin took the first ever flight into space with a watch from the First Moscow Watch Factory.
POLJOT Brand History
Poljot watches are manufactured by the First Moscow Watch Factory. The factory began producing watches in 1930, and started using the Poljot brand name in 1961.
Poljot watches are higher-end Russian watches and cost more than most Russian watch brands. An average Poljot watch costs around $300. Some gold President-series Poljot watches sell for upwards of $10,000.
The Sturmanskie watch manufactured by the First Moscow Watch Factory has the distinction of being the first watch in space.
In 1966 the First Moscow Watch Factory was awarded the highest Soviet award, the Order of Lenin, for developing the national watch industry.
In 1992 the administration of the Russian president selected Poljot to be the rewarding watch from the President of the Russian Federation.
In recent years, the First Moscow Watch Factory scaled back production. Some of its equipment was purchased by Volmax, a Russian watch company launched by ex-Poljot employees. Volmax now uses the term “Poljot” for some of its watch movements.