Soviet vintage SEKONDA wrist watch

$77.95

Original Soviet mechanical vintage SEKONDA watch with manual winding

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Description

Vintage Sekonda soviet mechanical watch. 17 jewels

 

MADE IN USSR!

 

By 1964, all major watch factories in the USSR had been reorganized and rebranded with an Anglicized name that better lent itself to international markets (prior brands were almost always written in Cyrillic).

 

The trade mark ‘SEKONDA’ is on the dial.

Made in 1970s by 1st Moscow Watch factory, USSR.

 

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

 

Original soviet “SEKONDA” has mechanical lever movement and manual winding.

 

CASE SIZE 38x42mm(with crown)

THICKNESS 10mm

LUG WIDTH 18mm

TYPE  Mechanical

MOVEMENT 2614.2H (1st Moscow Watch Factory “POLJOT”)

FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Seconds, Calendar

 

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

 

Comes complete with NAGATA leather strap.

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About the watch factory

In the early 1960s, the Soviet export market was experiencing unprecedented growth. International demand for timepieces was so strong that, by 1964, all major watch factories in the USSR had been reorganized and rebranded with an Anglicized name that better lent itself to international markets (prior brands were almost always written in Cyrillic). 

In 1966, a further step was taken toward the internationalization of Soviet watches. In this year, the Scientific Research Institute of the Soviet Watchmaking Industry, NIIChasProm, partnered with a British company, Sekonda, for the creation of a new line of Soviet watches. These watches were to be sourced from the USSR and distributed in the UK under the brand name “Sekonda”. NIIChasProm was the organizational body that coordinated the supply of Sekonda products from the various different Soviet watch factories, among them: Chelyabinsk Watch Factory, Chistopol Watch Factory, First Moscow Watch Factory, Integral Electronics, Maslennikov Factory, Minsk Watch Factory, Penza Watch Factory, Petrodvorets Watch Factory, Second Moscow Watch Factory, Uglich Watch Factory.