Very Rare Russian PAKETA Watch – 50 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War (1945-1995). Serial Number # 776
Mechanical Movement RAKETA 2609HA with 16 jewels. Hand-winding. Power reserve 44 hours. Central second hand. Rotating bezel. Gold plated case. Stainless steel back cover. Size: 42 mm (lug to lug) x 40 mm (widht), thickness 13 mm. Serial number is # 776 (on the back cover). Manufacture: Petrodvorets Watch Factory (Raketa). Year of Manufacture: 1995. Condition: New Old Stock. Perfect! Original Box & Papers. Black leather strap.
It’s a commemorative watch of the Russian Federation created by RAKETA to denote the 50th anniversary of the 1945 victory over Nazi Germany. The Jubilee watch is awarded to veterans of the Armed Forces of the USSR who participated in the fighting in the Great Patriotic War, guerrillas, the Underground, those awarded the Medal “For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 19411945” or “For the Victory over Japan”, persons awarded for their selfless work the medal Medal “For Valiant Labour in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945” or “Citizen of the siege of Leningrad” or any of the “Defence” medals of the cities or regions of the USSR; to persons who worked in the period from 22 June 1941 to May 9, 1945 for no less than six months, excluding the period of work in the temporarily occupied territories; former under-age prisoners of concentration camps, ghettos and other places of detention established by the Nazis and their allies; foreign nationals from outside the Commonwealth of Independent States who fought in the national military forces in the USSR, as part of guerilla units, underground groups, and other anti-fascist groups who have made significant contribution to victory in the Great Patriotic War and who were awarded state awards of the USSR or Russian Federation.