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Serviced and restored vintage 1950 Soviet men's Pobeda mustard dial military 15 jewel wristwatch

$105.00

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    This rare, Russian, USSR, Pobeda (Victory) men's military wristwatch would be an excellent and unique addition to your vintage watch collection!!

    Manufactured in the 1950, at the Petrodvorets watch factory, the polished stainless steel case measures 30 mm (1.18") across, excluding crown and lugs, and surrounds a beautiful yellow mustard dial with gold hour and minute hands, bold black numbers, black outer chapter, and sub-second dial at the 6 o'clock position.

    Please note the smaller size of this watch was popular in the 1940's and 50's. It is a man's watch but may also be suitable for a woman today.

    The durable15 jewel, cal. I-50, manual wind Soviet movement has been recently professionally oiled, serviced, and adjusted, sets and winds smoothly, is running strong, and keeping good time.

    It has a snap-down back and has been fitted with a new 16mm, genuine Bulova stainless steel flex band that suits it perfectly.
    Please Note: All of my vintage Soviet watches are serviced and restored by professionals in The Ukraine. Their shops are now, for the most part, shuttered during the conflict there. We hope that peace is restored soon so that our friends, business associates, and all Ukraine citizens can live in peace and that we can, once again, offer their products to you.


    STOCK CODE: P-31


    About the Brand:

    History of the Watch Movement "Pobeda"

    Based on a French design, the Pobeda's simple, 15-jewel movement was cost-effective, reliable, and easy to manufacture and maintain. Prior to World War II, during a period of rapid industrialization of the Soviet Union, the Soviet government sought international funding and expertise in developing a domestic industry for timepieces. Eventually the French watch manufacturer LIP was chosen; they established a new watch factory in Penza and licensed several movement designs to the new establishment. One design dating from 1908, the R-26 movement, was further developed and renamed the K-26, with significant alterations to the original design. World War II temporarily disrupted these plans, but after the Allied victory, this watch design was quickly finished at Penza, and full-scale production commenced at the First Moscow Watch Factory. Joseph Stalin chose the name Pobeda (Victory) to celebrate the end of the war.

    Factories Having Produced under the brand "Pobeda"


    Pobeda watches before and after the fall of Soviet Union

    During Soviet times

    In the Soviet Union, a product brand was not necessarily exclusive to a particular manufacturing site (this changed though in the 60's when each factory got its own brands), and during its lifetime, production of Pobeda watches was shifted between the following plants:

    · Penza Watch Factory (Пензенский Часовой Завод): for a few years from 1945

    · First Moscow Watch Factory (Первый Московский Часовой Завод): 1946 to 1953

    · Petrodvorets Watch Factory (Петродворцовый Часовой Завод): 1946 to nowadays

    · Chistopol Watch Factory (Чистопольский часовой завод): 1949 to the c.1950

    · Second Moscow Watch Factory (Второй московский часовой завод): 1953 to 1964


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