Soviet mechanical Raduga watch
MADE IN USSR!
Manufactured on Chistopolsky Watch Factory “VOSTOK”, USSR.
The Raduga brand (Радуга, meaning “rainbow”) was an uncommon brand produced only for a short period around 1960. The larger model featured a unique case design not found on any other Soviet watch. The brand was retired in 1964, when the vast majority of brands from the Chistopol Watch Factory were consolidated under a single trademark: Vostok.
The watch is mechanical and does not need batteries to operate.
Original soviet “Raduga” has mechanical lever movement and manual winding.
YEARS – 60s
CASE SIZE 41×34.5mm(with crown)
LUG WIDTH 16mm
FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Seconds.
Watch went through a complete service by a professional watch tech and keeps good time.
Comes with Nagata leather strap included.
Modes Of Payment:
- Credit Cards (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover)
Fast international shipping: ships from Ukraine with tracking number usually within the same business day!
About the watch factory
Watch Factory “VOSTOK” – began as the “2nd State Watch Factory” was evacuated during World War 2 to Chistopol in 1941.
In 1943 began producing Kirovskie watch – first soviet man’s wrist watch earlier made on 1st Moscow Watch Factory. From 1949 famous “Podeba” watches were made here.
From 1962 “Commander’s” watch Vostok were made on the factory.
Since 1969 factory was official supplier of Ministry of Defence, all watches produced were branded as “Vostok”
Other brands produced: Albatros, Amphibia, Buran, Chaika, General’s, Kama, Kolos, Comandirskie, Mir, Pobeda, Saturn, Sekonda, Sputnik, Svet, Uran, Vostok