USSR Russian Mechanical Wrist Watch MOLNIJA "THE SOVIET ANTARCTIC STATION PEACE 1956" Vintage.
Molnija (sometimes transliterated Molniya) is a Russian watch and clockmaker based in Chelyabinsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast. The Molnija clock and watch factory was opened on November 17, 1947.
The company's main customer was then the Soviet Union Department of Defense, providing them with wrist watches, pocket watches and table clocks. Unique clocks were also produced specifically for use in Soviet tanks, fighter aircraft, submarines and, eventually, spacecraft.
All watch has been serviced professional watchmaker.
Fully tested in working condition.
The watch is used but in great condition.
Photos are real.
Case diameter without crown: 50 mm.
Thickness: 14 mm.
It contains 18 ruby jewels.