Pobeda Questions! Any one with any knowledge can assist?

Hi!

I'm new to this forum first day! Thought I would start with a question!?

My son in law bought me a vintage Pobeda from the Ukraine via ebay a couple of months ago. It keeps good time and runs really well. I haven't been able to find out much about it. I think it dates from the 1970s? The only identifying number is on the cashback serial number 736868 . Does anybody know if I can determine the date of manufacture or factory this watch might come from? Many thanks in anticipation!

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My guess would be the 1980's based on the style of script used on the Arabic numerals. Luch did this too. If you open the case back the movement will be a 2608 or something like it.  The 26 is for 26mm, its width. That family of movements powered most Soviet watches made in the 1970's and 1980's. They started as 17 jewels and later became 19 or 21 jewels.

By the time that watch was made Pobeda was manufactured at the Maslennikov Watch Factory.

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That was very quick thank you! Interesting I was guessing 70s only based on similar images although there were some other similar pictures from the 50s? I'm starting from scratch with no knowledge in this area at all so your input is really useful. I will google where that factory is or was? I'm presuming you have a particular interest in old Soviet timepieces?

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My initial interest in watches was mid-20th Century American brands. I love the styling and, as an American, I take a certain pride in them. The American watch industry crashed and burned in my youth. 

When you start hunting for vintage watches you always stumble over Soviet watches. They have their own charm. They don't look like Swiss or Japanese watches.  They are sturdy.  They are also cheap.  So, I have a few.

Bookmark this site:  https://mroatman.wixsite.com/watches-of-the-ussr 

It is a great resource.

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Blimey! Thank you that's me sorted fir the weekend!

I have always been attracted to the Soviet style of art and production being brought up during the cold war. Lots of reading to do thank you.