- MOLNIJA 3602 pocket watch from Russia
- A wonderful collector's item!
- 18 ruby ??stones, manual wind, anchor escapement
- Housing made of nickel silver
- Made in Russia
Baikonur Cosmodrome is known from where the Soviet resp. Russian space missions start.
On the jump cover - a launched rocket and Cyrillic inscription "Baikonur Cosmodrome".
On the back cover - a rocket symbolically depicted and Cyrillic inscription "Wojenno-kosmocheskie sily"
A rare Russian mechanical pocket watch branded "MOLNIJA" GOST 10733-98
A real collector's item made from old stock items (NOS, New Old Stock). Mechanical quality movement as it is no longer produced in this price range these days.
Year of manufacture: 2001
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 made of chrome-plated brass), Ø 50mm, height 13mm
Dial: white, hands: black, numerals / indices: black / Roman, Molnija logo and "Made in Russia" in Latin
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.