Pocket watch MOLNIJA 3602 hammer & sickle monument RODINA Volgograd II WW Russian
- Russian mechanical pocket watch with spring cover from the manufacturer MOLNIJA.
- 18 ruby ??stones, manual wind, anchor escapement
- Heavy nickel silver case
- On the dial there is an image of a monument - "Mother of the Country".
- A rare collector's item!
On the dial there is an image of a monument - "Mother of the Country". It is located on Mamayev Hill in Volgograd. Erected in honor of the heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad. It is on the list of the tallest statues in the world, ranking 11th Place. Authors of the project: sculptor EV Vuchetich and engineer NV Nikitin.
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: 2008 (One of the factory's last pocket watch production.)
The original MOLNIJA papers with a short instruction manual are in Russian.
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 (not mass-produced from chrome-plated brass), Ø 51mm, height 4.6mm
Dial: ivory-colored, hands: black, numerals / indices: black & red, "RODINA" - homeland and "Chelyabinsk regional public organization of the war participants" in Cyrillic
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.