‘Molnija’ Pocket Watch 1980’s
Superb Vintage ‘Molnija’ (lightening)
Made in Russia.
Circa 1980’s Serviced.
With the high quality Caliber 3602 SU 18 jewel movement.
Crown set and wind.
50 mm Nickel silver Fire Bird (from the Russian legend) 1/2 Hunter Case.
Serial Number 662340
The Molnija 3602 movement was originally a Swiss Cortébert Co. movement (also used in Rolex, cal 618 15j c1940) and was used when the Russian Govt. asked Cortébert Co. to set up a factory in the Ural town of Chelyabinsk in 1947 to supply the military. The 3602 is a mechanical hand wind movement known to be robust and accurate (80% hand made).
Fully wound will run at least 40 hours, approx.
Comes with complimentary fob chain.
This watch has been tested and is running very well.
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Note … May have minor marks, scratches and dints consistent with age. No guarantees are given as to water resistance, reliability or accuracy.