Soviet watch, Rodina vintage watch automatic, made in USSR. Ultra rare watch
Rodina'' Rare Vintage unisex SERViCED watch 22 Jewels, automatic made in USSR. I offer to Your attention Rare Soviet wristwatch'' Rodina'', which were produced by First Moscow Kirov`s Watch Factory in 1950s. The 1st MWF (First Moscow Watch Factory) was founded 01.10.1930. It was the first watch factory of the young Soviet Socialists republic. To start the production, four types of watches were chosen: a man's pocket watch with 15 jewels for the enterprises of the Narkomat (Ministry) of Means of Communications, a man's wristwatch with 7 jewels for the Red Army; a man's pocket watch with 7 jewels and a ladies' wristwatch with 15 jewels to sell in a market. According to the order of the Chief Military Aviation Department, 1st MWF begin to produce airplane board clocks, and in June 1932 a decision to organize stopwatches production was made. From 1935 until 1941, the 1st MWF Kirova produced about 2.7 million of the "1st type" pocket and wristwatches. After the beginning of the Second World War in 1941 the First Moscow Watch Factory was evacuated to the city of Zlatoust, near Ural Mountains. Throughout the whole war the factory works for needs of the front, producing aircraft watches, navy and aviation chronometers. At the end of the Second World War 1st MWF began the preproduction of new watch model - "Pobeda". In 1946 the manufacturing of the watch'Pobeda' (Victory) with a side second hand began. The "Pobeda" movement was based on the well known French movement "Lip" R26.
The name, design and characteristics of these watches were personally approved by Iosif Stalin himself. The production of the watch'Pobeda' continues at The First Moscow Watch Factory until 1953.1952 - the manufacturing of the first Soviet watch with central second hand stats. The models was named'MOSKVA' (it means MOSCOW),'SPORTIVNIE' (it means SPORTING),'KIROVSKIE','RODINA' (it means MOTHERLAND). It was the FIRST mechanical wristwatch with central second hand produced in the Soviet Union. Watch have 16 rubies and balance have Breguet hairspring. Dial dimater - 29 mm. Case diameter - 35 mm. Diametre with crown - 37 mm. Watch thickness - 12 mm. Lug width - 18 mm.
Type Mechanical Automatic Wind-up watch. The watch has a quality handmade leather strap, if you want, I can replace the strap by any that you choose in my store (for free)!
Please note: All photos are real! Real colors may slightly differ from their appearance on your display.All watches in our shop are analog(mechanical), they works without battery. You'll need to wind it regularly. A wound watch will run accurately from 24 to 42 hours - depending on the mechanism. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "garnison1919" and is located in this country: UA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Department: Men
- Movement: Mechanical (Hand-winding)
- Type: Wristwatch
- Customized: No
- Bezel Color: Silver
- With Papers: No
- Indices: Arabic Numerals
- Brand: Rodina
- Case Size: 35 mm
- Style: Military, Pilot/Aviator
- Features: 12-Hour Dial