USSR Watch Raketa Blue dial Soviet Wrist Watch For Men Rakieta Baker Mechanical Russian Watch 1970s Gift for boy frend Rare Watches


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In the USSR, this model was very famous due to its original body shape. There is a legend according to which representatives of England came to the PCHZ. Among them was a man with the surname Baker. They ordered a batch of watches of this model, after which such watches appeared on the domestic market, but with the name "Baker".
Soviet vintage mechanical men's watches Raketa "Baker"1970s. (USSR, Petrodvorets Watch Factory).
The watches are fully checked up, went through full prophylaxis.The watch is in perfect condition, not knowing that they are so many years old, you can safely say that they just left the watch factory yesterday.
19 jewels (caliber 2609.HA)
shockproof balance

Diameter of watch:35.7 mm
Diameter of watch with crown:37.8mm
Diameter of dial:27.8mm
Thickness: 107 mm
Band size: 18 mm
Belt length together with the case of a watch of 23.5 cm

NOTE: All watches we are selling are mechanical – it means, that every watch uses mechanical mechanism to measure the passage of time and no battery required.

It was founded in 1721 by Peter the Great, as the Peterhof Lapidary Works, to make hard stone carvings. The factory produced items made with precious stones for the tsar and his family. After the outbreak of the Patriotic War of 1812, what had become the Petrodvorets watch factory was reorganised to supply the Russian army with essential equipment, including weapons. The factory also provided the stones for Lenin’s Mausoleum, and the famous red stars which you can see on top of the towers of the Kremlin.

The factory began manufacturing watches in 1949 under the name Zvezda (star) and Pobeda (victory). In 1961, Yuri Gagarin made the first manned flight into outer space in the rocket Vostok 1 and the factory chose to commemorate this by renaming the brand Raketa

All photos are real – you will get exactly what you see here.

The factory has been making watches for more than 60 years.
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