MOLNIJA 3602 pocket watch ROTE GARDE WW2 elite Russian watch
- Red Guard WW2 motif
- 2 types of dials
- 18 ruby ??stones
- Made in Russia
- A nice collector's watch
Russian mechanical pocket watch with spring cover brand MOLNIJA
Rare model "GARDE" (name for special troops of the Russians in the 2nd World war)
Year of manufacture: 1999
The original MOLNIJA papers with short operating instructions are in German, English, Russian and French.
Standard plastic packaging - original from MOLNIJA is included in the scope of delivery.
3602 Molnija caliber, manual wind, 18 jewels, Breguet spiral balance, balance escapement oscillation 18000, power reserve when fully wound: 38+ hours
Time display: hours / minutes / seconds
INDICATORS | SHOW:
Small seconds at position 9
Heavy nickel silver case (no mass production from chrome-plated brass), Ø 50mm, height 4.6mm
Dial: white, hands: black, digits: black / Arabic, indices / scales: black
Dial: silver, hands: black, digits: black / Roman, indices / scales: black
The Molnija 3602, which was produced for almost fifty years, between 1960 and 2008.
It goes back to the Cortebert 616 produced in Switzerland in the 30s / 40s, the machines of which were probably then sold to Russia.
In the course of time, this work has been modified several times, above all the construction height has increased by over a millimeter, and the decoration became more and more economical, until at the end almost no decorative cuts or other decorations were applied.