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  1. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Hi all, For sale is this Luch 3055 Soviet watch, made in the U.S.S.R. The 3055 is one of the most unique watch movements ever made. It's a battery powered hybrid electro-mechanical with both a quartz regulator and mechanized balance wheel. You can read about it here: Luch 3055: The art of...
  2. Russian watches
    Ive had this watch a while. My father did a job and for some reason the guy gave him a bunch of watches. It still works i just need a new strap for it. It was always my favorite one. Some help identifying the year it was made its legitimacy and some translations would be very helpful! i have...
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    Hello everybody, What russian/soviet watches do you know that are somehow associated with mountains? They may have mountain-themed dials, or inscriptions, or be known to be used during mountain expeditions. Any ideas? :)
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    I've been thinking that a mechanical desk or mantel clock would be a nice addition to my watch collection, but haven't been able to find much information. So I figured I'd ask the experts. Where does on learn about Soviet clocks? Are there any distinctive or collectible models? Are franken...
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    I kinda made a knee-jerk purchase purchasing my first Russian watch. I've seen Sturmanskies have a 3133 movement but I just purchased one with a P3133. Can someone please explain the difference or if I've made a big mistake buying this watch? What worries me is I don't see a serial on the...
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    Hi all! This is my first post on this forum and I have a burning question! My partner handed me a watch to service that belonged to her (Russian) grandfather with an interesting text saying: "from the government of Moscow for service to the fatherland". Due to some obscurities within the...
  7. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    From my private collection a 100% original vintage Vostok Komandirskie Tankist from the 1980’s. This watch is vintage and in brilliant condition, I bought it and it turned out to be unworn! The only slight blemish is that there was a little piece of cellotape on the bezel between 8 and 9...
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    FS: Elektronika Электроника 77a XP LCD USSR Watch, 2019, like new For sale from my personal collection is this amazing USSR Elektronika 77a XP from Belarussia, I bought the watch new in January 2019 and have worn it about three times, so it is like new, no scratches or signs of wear...
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    For sale from my personal collection is this amazing vintage Soviet Era Vostok Amphibia Antimagnetic 320 Sniper Dial. This 1980’s Vostok has got a stainless steel polished octagonal 320 case and has a handwinder movement so this Amphibia sits on your wrist way more nicely the the higher...
  10. WTB - Wanted to Buy
    Hello everyone, I'm seeking this 1990's russian wristwatch Raketa "СЗРП" (SZRP) 24 hours Here a picture of someone's collection (just to show you the model) Best Lorenzo
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    I have started this thread to document the progress of my vintage Vostok restoration, from start to finish! On November 19th, I came across this lovely Vostok Amphibia (I believe it is an Amphibia 2209 Tonneau model) for sale on eBay, from a seller in Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine. The crystal and...
  12. Russian watches
    Comrades! Although I mainly wear mechanical watches, I decided that my Soviet collection won't be complete without a LED and/or LCD watch. Who can advise me on buying an Elektronica 1 And an Elektronika 5 Can anyone give me some tips what to look for with vintage examples and what the best...
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    Mate of mine just started a Youtube channel with reviews of his Soviet and Russian Watches, it's in Italian but subtitled in English https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziHOsuDv8Jg
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    There are a lot of questions here (sorry!) if you only know a little, please share a little! :-) Thank you so much. I see a lot of cal.3017s on eBay which is great, but because so many of them are frankenwatches, I have trouble determining when the movement is from. I'd prefer to only...
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    New to me but clearly well worn Soviet-era Raketa 'cities' world time. I love the patina, and the tired old folded-link bracelet. Thing has got character. Cities listed on the bezel: Рейкьявик/Rejkjavik, Iceland Дакар/Dakar, Senegal Лондон/London, UK Женева/Geneva, Switzerland Москва/Moscow...
  16. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Like New Vintage Soviet (USSR) Made Mens Watch17 Jewels Made in USSR (Russia) This is the early Vostok on the 2409 movement. This is one of the most reliable Soviet mechanisms. Mechanical (hand-winding only). It was issued in the period from 1978 to 1982 in the Soviet Union. I think that these...
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    Two arrivals from the bay in the last couple of weeks. First Soviet acquisitions with Latin dials. Both gold plated. £28.50 in total, delivered.
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    Hello all, I wanted to start a thread dedicated to the small documents or certificates that we often find inside the watch boxes. Are they original? are they legit? what do they mean? Personally i find them just as intriguing as the watches we collect. I can read and speak some Russian but...
  19. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    For your consideration is my 1985 Vostok Komandirskie 40 Let Pobeda 3AKA3 MO CCCP This watch is sold as a vintage time piece that may need servicing. It is in working order but has not been timed for accuracy. Condition: Like new condition with no visible dings or scratches. Has a blemish on...
  20. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    For your consideration is my 1990 Vostok Komandirskie CCCP with original box and papers. Watch is is sold as a vintage time piece that may require servicing. This watch is in working condition but has not been timed for accuracy. Condition: LNIB with no marks than I can see, worn maybe 10...
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