Vintage Rare Soviet "Raketa 24 Hours" Watch, Mechanical 24h Format USSR Watch

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Raketa 24 Hours Watch Description 

The Vintage Raketa 24-Hour Watch is a timeless timepiece that harks back to an era of classic design and precision craftsmanship. With its distinctive 24-hour dial, this watch not only tells the time but also adds a unique touch to your style. The watch features a charming blend of retro aesthetics, elegant hands, and a vintage-inspired strap. Whether you're a collector or a fashion enthusiast, the Vintage Raketa 24-Hour Watch is a captivating accessory that transcends time, making a statement wherever you go.

The 24-hour dial on Raketa vintage watches was originally designed to cater to specific needs, particularly for professions or activities that require tracking time in a 24-hour format rather than the conventional 12-hour format. Pilots, military personnel, and individuals working in certain scientific or industrial fields often find a 24-hour dial more practical. A 24-hour dial allows for easier differentiation between day and night without relying on an AM/PM indicator. This feature is particularly useful in situations where clarity in timekeeping is crucial, and it eliminates any potential confusion that might arise with a 12-hour dial.

Raketa is a famous brand of watches. The factory has worked since 1962 in the Soviet Union. Raketa watches were produced for the Red Army, the Soviet Navy, for North Pole expeditions, as well as for civilians.

Soviet "Raketa 24 Hours" Characteristics 

  • Year: 1970's
  • Movement: Mechanical
  • Case materials: Brass, Stainless Steel
  • Strap materials: Nylon
  • Made in USSR.

Raketa 24 Hours Benefits 

  1. Unique 24-Hour Dial: Unlike conventional 12-hour watches, the Raketa 24-Hour Watch features a distinctive 24-hour dial. This is particularly beneficial for professionals like pilots, military personnel, and those in scientific or industrial fields who need to track time in a 24-hour format for accuracy and clarity, especially in distinguishing between day and night.

  2. Timeless Design and Craftsmanship: The watch showcases classic design elements and precision craftsmanship reminiscent of the Soviet era. Its retro aesthetics, elegant hands, and vintage-inspired strap make it a stylish accessory that adds a unique touch to any outfit.

  3. Historical and Collectible Value: Being a product of the Soviet Union dating back to the 1970s and having been used by the Red Army, Soviet Navy, and in North Pole expeditions, the watch holds significant historical value. It's a prized item for collectors and history enthusiasts.

  4. Durability and Quality Materials: The Raketa 24-Hour Watch is made with robust materials like brass and stainless steel for the case, and a durable nylon strap, ensuring longevity and resilience.

  5. Fashion Statement: Its distinct design and vintage charm make it more than just a timekeeping device; it's a fashion statement. It appeals not only to watch collectors but also to fashion enthusiasts who appreciate its unique style.

  6. Mechanical Movement: The watch features a mechanical movement, which is highly valued among watch aficionados for its craftsmanship and the skill required to create it. Mechanical watches are known for their longevity and can be more desirable than their quartz counterparts.

  7. Authentic Soviet Era Manufacture: The watch was produced in the Soviet Union, adding an authentic historical charm that can't be replicated in contemporary timepieces.

  8. Versatility in Use: Its design and functionality make it suitable for both formal and casual occasions, adding a touch of elegance and uniqueness to various styles.

  9. Limited Availability: Given its vintage status and specific historical context, the Raketa 24-Hour Watch is not widely available, making it a unique addition to any collection.

  10. Practicality for Specialized Professions: For those in professions that operate beyond the typical 12-hour clock, like in polar regions where daylight and night-time hours are extended, the 24-hour format is exceptionally practical.

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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.


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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

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