MOLNIJA pocket watch 3602 Russian mechanical watch ZODIAK ZODIAC Zodiac
- MOLNIJA 3602 pocket watch from Russia
- Zodiac motif with 12 zodiac signs arranged in a circle around the sun
- 18 ruby ??stones, manual wind, anchor escapement
- Ivory colored dial with gold colored hands and Arabic numerals
- Housing made of nickel silver
A rare Russian mechanical pocket watch branded "MOLNIJA" GOST 10733-98
Beautiful model with an embossed motif on the back cover: 12 zodiac signs arranged in a circle around the sun.
Year of manufacture: 2000
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 6
Heavy nickel silver case (not mass-produced from chrome-plated brass), Ø 51mm, height 4.6mm
Dial: ivory-colored, hands: gold-colored Arabic numerals & gold-colored hands
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.