Petrodvorets Watch Factory is delighted to present the renewed Raketa “Seaman” watch model based on “Raketa — Avtomat” movement.
Historically, Petrodvorets Watch Factory supplied the Russian and Soviet Navy. Before and after the end of the Great Patriotic War the factory supplied factory with various instruments. Since the early 1950s Petrodvorets Watch Factory started producing the watches for one of the most important Russian fleets: Pacific and Baltic.
In 2018, producing limited edition Raketa “Seaman” model, the watchmakers used the unique technology of printing on “Raketa — Avtomat” movement which has no equal in watchmaking. The decor on the movement reflects its Russian character. Through its transparent caseback the real watch lovers can see the marine pattern from Soviet times.
Raketa “Seaman” wrist-watch with 24-hours dial is decorated with Marine cardinal buoys and crew rotations. Numbers from “0” to “9” and the word “RAKETA” refer to International marine signal flags that are used to send messages between the ships.
Ideal for sailing around the world, Raketa ”Seaman” would also be suitable in everyday use. This Russian watch comes in a limited edition of 100 pieces. You can buy it at “Raketa”
monobrand shops or purchase online with free worldwide delivery.
Founded by Peter the Great in 1721. Petrodvorets Watch Factory is the Russia’s oldest factory. The Factory is producing watches under the brand “Pobeda” (meaning Victory in English) since the End of World War II. In 1961 the brand “Raketa” was launched in honor of the first man’s flight into space.
Petrodvorets Watch Factory is one of the rare watch factories in the world that fully manufactures its own movements from A to Z, including hairspring and escapement.
It is the first time in 30 years that Russia comes up with a new automatic self-winding movement. Raketa-Avtomat already excels Swiss brands by some technical details:
— high speed winding;
— the manual winding function works independently of the automatic movement system;
— the winding rotor is bi-directional.
Due to this, “Raketa-Avtomat” ranges among the best movements in the world.
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds
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