MOLNIJA 3602 pocket watch Vladimir the Great Grand Duke Russian mechanical watch
- Beautiful pocket watch with the image of Vladimir the Great
- On the back, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra
- Heavy nickel silver case
- Ø 50mm, height 4.6mm
- Made in Russia
Vladimir the Great was Grand Duke of Kiev from 978/980 to 1015. He is considered the most important prince of the Kievan Rus, who initiated the Christianization of the Rus, among other things. Vladimir is venerated as an apostle-like saint in the Russian Orthodox Church and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
Year of manufacture: 2000
The original MOLNIJA papers with a short instruction manual are in German, Russian, English and French.
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, Ø 50mm, height 4.6mm
Dial: white, hands: black, digits: black, 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.