It does show that kept carefully and worn sensibly there is just no excuse for the all too often poor dial condition that you see in so many watches that appear in auction sales.
Watch related sites
they are classics after all and you won’t get them again – hopefully!
it looks pretty awesome to me!
In the ’50’s to late 70’s period the USSR produced watches of real high quality.
an English watch built with an English movement too – and in reality a darned good one at that
In India they are the largest watch manufacturer with over 7 million units sold every year!
They are far better value more often than not and to me represent a “style” and elegance that seems to have been lost today. I say value as this watch cost barely a third of the new version – and – it’s more elegant – far easier to read and is virtually as new condition.
It operates on the wrist movement of the wearer and spins a power-generator at high speed to produce a current
Unusual too in this style of watch is the large double window date @12 making for very clear readability.