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Molnija Watches

  • 26-01-2022 5:47pm
    Registered Users Posts: 923 ✭✭✭

    Does anyone have experience with Soviet Molnija watches? I was recently made aware of the brand and like what I've seen, especially the regulators.

    Are they heavily modified like Raketa watches? Anything I should look out for?


  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 60,108 Mod ✭✭✭✭Wibbs

    There's actually not that much modification required to turn an existing movement into a regulator. You see a few converted pocketwatches on ebay. Russian watches are an interesting entry into mechanical watches. They're cheap and can be funky to look at and something a little different. I wouldn't expect great timekeeping though you can get lucky.

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