Vintage Sekonda (Raketa) soviet mechanical watch
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).
This particular watch is manufactured on Petrodvortsovsky watch factory, USSR
The trade mark ‘SEKONDA’ is on the dial.
The watch is mechanical and does not need batteries to operate.
Original soviet “SEKONDA” has mechanical lever movement and manual winding.
CASE SIZE 39x36mm (with crown)
LUG WIDTH 18mm
FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Seconds
Watch been through a recent service by a professional watch tech and keeps good time.
Comes with box, passport and will include one Nagata leather strap for free.
Modes of payment:
- Credit Cards (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover)
- BDO bank deposits (for Philippines customers only)
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