Soviet mechanical ZARYA wrist watch, 16 jewels
This is a classic stylish mechanical wristwatch ZARYA (“Dawn” in russian).
MADE IN USSR!
Lovely vintage watch made by Заря (Pensa Watch Factory), USSR.
The watch is mechanical and does not need batteries to operate.
Original soviet Zarya watch has mechanical lever movement and manual winding.
CASE SIZE 42mm x 36mm(with crown)
FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Seconds
Watch went through a complete service by a professional watch tech and keep time well.
Comes complete with NATO leather strap!
Modes of payment:
- PayPal (includes credit card payments)
- BDO bank deposits
This watch ships out from Ukraine (with tracking number) usually within the same business day!
About the watch factory
In early 1930s there were already two functioning watch factories. In 1935 decision was made to build another factory to produce women’s watches.
After long negotiations french equipment LIP was purchased and the construction of factory begins in Penza(on Penza bicycle factory). In 1938 the first watches were produced.
The factory produced mainly womens watches of small caliber movements. However, some men’s watches were also produced.
All watches were branded “Zarya” only after 1965.
Other watches produced on the factory: «ЗИФ», «Звезда», «Победа», «Аврора», «Комета», «Мечта», «Весна», «Рассвет».