Pocket watch MOLNIJA 3602 - Order of the 2nd World War II WWII - Russian watch
- MOLNIJA 3602 pocket watch from Russia
- Order of the Patriotic War motif
- 15 ruby ??stones, manual wind, anchor escapement
- Dial: white with a red star in the middle
- Housing made of nickel silver
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.
"The Order of the Patriotic War, also called War Order of the USSR, was awarded from 1942 to fighters of the Red Army, the Soviet Navy, as well as members of the NKVD and partisan units, for" heroic deeds in the Great Patriotic War "(Soviet name for German -Soviet War). "
Source: Wikipedia (Order of the Great Patriotic War)
Year of manufacture: 2008
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, 15 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: white, hands: black, digits / indices: black & Arabic, Molnija logo in Cyrillic and "Made in Russia" in Cyrillic, red star in the center
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 more than a millimeter, and the decoration became more and more economical, until towards the end almost no ornamental cuts or other decorations were applied.