Soviet mechanical watch Svet Raketa USSR 1970s
Movement Raketa 2609 with 16 ruby jewels. Manual wind. Central second hand. Shock-resistant balance.
Chrome plated cas). Stainless steel caseback. Organic glass.
Diameter 34 mm, thickness 10 mm.
Made in USSR (1970s). Petrodvorets Watch Factory (PAKETA).
The watch is running well and keeps correct time! Prefect condition!
The Petrodvorets Watch Factory is one of the oldest factories in Russia. Founded by Peter the Great in 1721 as the Peterhof Lapidary Works, to make hardstone carvings, since 1945 the factory manufactures the Soviet Pobeda watches and since 1961 it has manufactured the Soviet Raketa watches.