Mechanical stopwatch addition stopper - Agat - 1/5 sec, 30 min, robust Russia
- Robust mechanical construction
- Design classic
- 60 seconds dial
- Measurable range 60 minutes
- Proven mechanical technology
Agat Factory Logo - Mechanical Addition Stopwatch from Russia
This classic Agat stopwatch has a chrome-plated case with a white dial, central seconds hand with 60-second counter and a small minute hand with 60-minute counter. The stop time can be interrupted and continued again (addition stopper).
The Agat factory is a very well-known watch manufacturer from Russia. In Zlatoust, a town in the Chelyabinsk district, these sustainable stopwatches are made alongside other clocks. These stopwatches from Russia have achieved cult status. They have been built unchanged for decades and have been highly valued for decades for their accuracy and robust quality.
The 1. Moscow watch factory named Kirova was evacuated from Moscow to Zlatoust in the Urals in autumn 1941. On the 25th. Production started there on December 1941. In the following years the factory was expanded and improved. Switches for electric ovens and new time relays and clocks were designed. Today the factory is still one of the few manufacturers of mechanical stopwatches and exports them worldwide. The factory has received prestigious awards, including the Russian Federation Certificate "Leader of Russian Economy".
The stopwatch offered here measures time in minutes, seconds and fractions of a second. The stopwatch is often used in sports, in scientific research and in working time measurements.
This stopwatch can be operated with one hand, it is a mechanical two-hand stopwatch with an interruptible movement and single-acting control of the hands.
Optimal application area: - 20 to + 40 degrees Celsius
The mechanical caliber: AGAT 4282H has 16 jewels, anchor escapement, shock protection, approx. 18 hours running time and a second step of 0.2 s.
Specialty: This mechanical stopwatch has a shock protection, absolutely not common for such a watch, which shows that the stopper was made for special and robust applications.
New: made in Russia. Plastic box and papers.
Literature: Konrad Knirim "Military watches" page 300, Verlag P. Pomp 1998 & Juri Levenberg "Russian wristwatches ... Volume 1" page 72, Callwey Verlag, Munich 1994