Soviet Braille Watch for Blind People «Raketa»

$135.00 $159.00
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Braille Watch for Blind People Description

The Soviet Braille Watch for Blind People «Raketa» is a vintage timepiece dating back to the 1970s. This watch was designed specifically for visually impaired individuals, featuring a unique tactile display in the form of raised dots that can be read by touch. The watch is powered by a reliable mechanical movement that ensures precise timekeeping without the need for a battery.

Crafted from durable brass, the watch's case is sturdy enough to withstand daily wear and tear. The brass also gives the watch an attractive and distinctive appearance, with a slightly rustic feel that adds to its vintage charm. The case is designed to protect the watch's inner workings while allowing for easy access to the time display.

The strap of the Soviet Braille Watch for Blind People «Raketa» is made from high-quality leather, which is comfortable to wear and adds to the overall durability of the watch. The leather strap is designed to fit comfortably around the wrist, with a classic and timeless look that complements the vintage styling of the watch.

Soviet «Raketa» Watch History

Raketa watch factory is one of the oldest factories in USSR. The factory has worked since 1962. Raketa watches were produced for the Red Army, the Soviet Navy, Cosmonauts, for North Pole expeditions, as well as for civilians.

Throughout the years that it was in existence, the Soviet Union took pride in the ability to provide services to the disabled as well as to the workers. Braille watches are a great illustration of this ethos. 

This watch was designed specially for blind and visually impaired people.

Braille Watch «Raketa» Characteristics

  • Year: 1970's
  • Movement: Mechanical
  • Case materials: Brass
  • Strap materials: Leather. 

Soviet Watch Benefits

  • Accessibility for the visually impaired: The Soviet Braille Watch for Blind People «Raketa» is designed with a unique tactile display of raised dots, making it accessible and easy to read for people with visual impairments.
  • Reliable and precise timekeeping: With a reliable mechanical movement, this watch ensures accurate timekeeping without the need for a battery, so you can always count on it to keep time.
  • Durable and long-lasting: Crafted from sturdy brass, this vintage timepiece is built to withstand daily wear and tear, ensuring it lasts for years to come.
  • Classic and timeless design: With its vintage styling and high-quality leather strap, the Soviet Braille Watch for Blind People «Raketa» exudes a classic, timeless appeal that complements any outfit and never goes out of style.
  • Easy to read: The raised dots on the tactile display make it easy to read the time without needing to see it, providing a practical and functional feature for visually impaired individuals.
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Watch servicing information

All the watches in our shop are in working condition and have been serviced by a professional watchmaker. We always check the watch again before shipping.


Standard delivery: 10-20 business days depending on country.

Express delivery: 3-10 business days depending on country.

Processing time: 3-5 business days for all countries and delivery methods.

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Why should you buy watches from our store?

1. We are selling rare, beautiful and unique vintage and customized watches

2. For an extra fee you can purchase watch gift box or additional strap in our shop

3. We can personalize the purchased items per your specifications

4. We can engrave the back of the watch per your specifications, including choice of fonts, at extra $2 per each letter or symbol - contact us for this option

5. We provide guarantee for all sold watches

6. If there is a particular watch you are looking for, feel free to write to us and we will try to locate it for you !