Since the earliest days of space exploration, astronauts and watches have been closely linked in the public imagination. So, if you are interested in the history of space travel, then this post is for you!

The "Sturmanskie" watch brand was registered in 1949. At first, they only produced watches for Russian Air Force and Navy and did not come for sale. The best graduates of the Air Force Academy were also awarded with such a watch. This type of watch was issued to new graduates of the prestigious Orenberg Flight School.

When Gagarin made his historic first space flight, he was wearing a mechanical Sturmanskie watch. In weightlessness and accelerations the watch worked flawlessly!

Since the brand was launched, Sturmanskie watches have shown only the best qualities, being accurate, reliable, and durable.

Later, many cosmonauts from different countries such as France, Germany, Japan, Poland used to wear Sturmanskie in International Space Program.

A Sturmanskie worn by Yuri Gagarin himself became the first watch in space, this fact brought the watch even more fame.

This Sturmanskie watch is perfect for anyone who wants a reliable timepiece that they can rely on for years to come. If it can withstand the rigors of space travel, it can definitely handle whatever you throw at it!

Originally the numbers and hands was plated with radium on Sturmanskie. Obviously, this is not safe for everyday using, so nowadays there’re many types of safe reissued dials. You can wear a part of the history on your wrist and don't worry about your health! Check our Sturmanskie Watches collection and order your watch today!

December 27, 2022 — Oleksandr Radich