Pocket watch goddess of love APHRODITE CYPRUS Russian mechanical watch MOLNIJA 3602
- MOLNIJA 3602 pocket watch from Russia
- 18 ruby ??stones, manual wind, anchor escapement
- Deeply embossed motifs on both covers
- Heavy nickel silver case, blued hands
- A wonderful collector's item!
The obverse shows Aphrodite and the outline of the island of Cyprus.
A beautiful floral motif is shown on the back.
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: 2004
The original MOLNIJA papers with a short instruction manual are in Russian, German, French and English.
Standard plastic packaging - original from MOLNIJA is included in the scope of delivery.
3602 Molnija caliber, manual winding, 18 jewels, balance with Breguet hairspring, 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: ivory-colored lacquered, hands: blued black, numerals / indices: black & Roman, Molnija logo and "Made in Russia" inscription 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.