Vintage soviet mechanical alarm clock Raketa
MADE IN USSR!
Manufactured on Petrodvortsovsky watch factory, USSR
Vintage stylish classic table top mechanical alarm clock.
Great as interior item in cottage cabins, as well as good for use in it’s direct function as an alarm.
The clock is mechanical and does not need batteries to operate.
Original soviet “РАКЕТА” with mechanical lever movement and manual winding.
MANUFACTURE DATE: Dec 1985
CASE SIZE 89mm(hight) x 61mm(diameter)
FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Alarm
Watch been through a recent service by a professional watch tech and keeps good time.
This watch ships out from Ukraine (with tracking number) usually within the same business day!
Modes of payment:
- Credit Cards (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover)
- BDO bank deposits (for Philippines customers only)
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About the factory
The Petrodvorets Watch Factory «Raketa» was founded by Peter the Great in 1721. Factory was producing wide range of items, including jewels for watches since 1930.
Factory was devastated during World War 2, restored in 1949 and was making “Pobeda”(Victory) and “Zvezda” watches. In 1954 renamed into Petrodvorets Watch Factory.
Since 1962 “Raketa” watches are produced which became the trade mark of the factory.
The Petrodvorets Watch Factory is one of the rare watch factories in the world that fully manufactures its own movements from A to Z, including hairspring and escapement.
Other band names produced on the factory include Baltika, Leningrad, Mayak, Neva, Pobeda, Raketa, Rossiya, Svet, Start.
Read more about on of few surviving soviet watch factories on factory’s website.