Pocket watch MOSCOW Double-headed eagle Kremlin Red Square Onion Dome St. Basil's Cathedr
- MOLNIJA 3602 pocket watch caliber from Russia
- 18 ruby ??stones, manual wind, anchor escapement
- Deeply embossed motifs on both covers
- Heavy nickel silver case
- A wonderful collector's item!
GOLD HEADED MOSCOW - Rare model from the collector's series Russian Monuments.
On the spring cover - the double-headed Russian eagle with the Russian coat of arms on its chest. The Russian coat of arms is decorated with Saint George, the dragon slayer.
On the back cover - Red Square: Spassky Tower, St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow Kremlin, as well as a red banner with the title "Goldköpfoges Moscow".
Gold-headed Moscow - the reason for this epitethon of Moscow are the church domes, which are covered with real gold. This phrase probably originated in the 15th-16th centuries. Century. In the past, when urban development was not so dense and high, the bell towers of churches and churches were the tallest buildings in the city and literally formed its panorama: you raised your gaze to every lofty point in or around Moscow and saw a large number of gilded domes glittering and shimmering in the sun over the city.
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: 1998
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 from chrome-plated brass), Ø 50mm, height 4.6mm
Dial: silver, hands: black, digits / indices: black, Molnija logo and "Made in Russia" inscription in Russian
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.