A real vintage rarity from the 60s.
The model “Samara” is a beautiful watch from the 60s, which is newly produced. The design originates from the 60s, yet it has been slightly reworked. The hour markers get a thinner and more elegant shape and fit perfectly visually to the narrow shape of the hands. Numbers were chosen to represent the minute scale. These were placed on the outer edge of the dial. The curvature of the dial on the outer edge remains, as in the original models of the 60s, and successfully continues this tradition. The color of the dials was also adapted to the 60s. A delicate champagne and emerald green hue play the main role, as these colors were very popular at the time. The plain hands of the green version are designed in white; the champagne version gets blued hands. Due to these contrasts, they support the easy readability of the time.
The 2609.Poljot movement used for these models is a rarity. It also dates from this period and actively supports the vintage models. The glass back of the watch is also an update compared to conventional vintage models. It was very important for the designer to show the original vintage movement. The 38.5 mm case is made of brushed stainless steel, and the bezel and case back are highly polished. These finishes create contrasts to make the already flat watch, visually even flatter. The straps are produced from high quality and soft calfskin without continuous stitching. The coarse stitching on the sides maintains the traditional look of the 60’s.To further support the rarity of these two models, both models were limited to 50 pieces each.
About Poljot International
The roots of the watch brand “Poljot-International” date back to the 1930s, when the “First State Watch Factory” was founded in Moscow. In 1961, after the flight of the first citizen of the earth, Yuri Gagarin, into space, the watches produced by the factory were given the designation “Poljot” (the flight).
All watches of the brand “Poljot-International” are manufactured in Germany today. Nevertheless, the charm and delicacy in the design, the skilful hands of the master watchmakers, the warmth of the Russian soul and, of course, the love for Russia can be seen and felt.
Case size: 38.5mm
Case material: Stainless steel
Case back: Stainless steel with exhibition glass
Movement type: Manual winding
Movement no.: Poljot Cal. 2609, 17 Jewels
Power reserve: Approx 38hrs
Dial: Champagne dial, Hands blued.
Glass: Sapphire crystal on the front
Water resistance: 5ATM
Strap type: Leather
Strap material: Brown calfskin strap with side seams
Buckle: Stainless steel tang buckle
Features: Vintage Movement
Warranty: 2 years
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