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Raketa, mechanical watch, Perpetual Calendar, USSR (CCCP), 1980s
Mechanical 2628H Raketa 19 jewels movement
Raketa (Paкéтa) Perpetual Calendar, vintage Soviet Russian watch
It has a gold plated case with a steel back and a green dial
Made in the Saint Petersburg, Petrodvorets Watch Factory (later named Paкéтa / Raketa)
About this piece of art
This watch is made in the Petrodvorets Watch Factory in Saint Petersburg. The Petrodvorets Watch Factory is the oldest factory in Russia; it was founded by Peter the Great in 1721.
On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin made the first manned flight into space with Vostok 1. In honor of this event, the Petrodvorets Watch Factory called its watches "rocket", or Raketa / Paкéтa in Russian. Raketa watches were produced for the army, navy, polar expeditions and civilians.
This watch is checked and serviced by a professional watchmaker.
The movement is rewound by turning the crown clockwise (away from you)
Time setting - pull the crown 1 mm to the right until it clicks
Date setting - pull the crown to the right to the end > this adds +1 day to the calendar
More information about Raketa?
We've got an article for you! An introduction to Raketa.
Our guide for grading, unless stated otherwise in the product description, is:
A • Mint condition. This items has almost no sign of use or handling.
B • Near Mint condition. Some signs of use.
C • Fine condition.
D • Fair condition. This item displays noticeable wear but is still presentable.
E • Poor condition. The item shows noticeable wear which is distracting; but this item is unique in some way.
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Local pickup (Netherlands only)
Local pickup (Netherlands only)
Customers in the Netherlands can pick up their order(s) at our warehouse (Nieuw-Vennep, near Amsterdam).
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CONDITION GUIDECondition guide
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