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NWA! Vintage Pobeda ZIM Sputnik

As someone who appreciates storytelling and history behind products, I tend to gravitate towards vintage watches a bit. This here is a Pobeda ZIM “Spu...
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Just came in in the mail today! Can’t wait to get it home and polish the crystal a little more. 1980 Poljot Olympic. The face catches the light, I wou...
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1980 Poljot Olympic watch today. My new watches are on the way from Ukraine (one just hit New York!) and I felt like wearing something Soviet today. I...
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Before and after. Nasty old USSR case, NOS dial, Japanese movement with the rotor removed for fit. Misc hands from AliExpress. I'm loving it.
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I bought another one.

Bought a Slava. I don't know why I'm such a sucker for Soviet esthetics. Despite probably being made in the 80s its a super 70s design. Chunky and Bru...
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Repair or no?

I picked up this 1970s Poljot from a Ukrainian seller a while back. He doesn’t know much about it, specifically, he sells flea market watches. It’s pr...
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I am such a chump.

Just bought this online for my Olympic watch collection. I made it 90 days this time. My focus is 1980 Olympic games watches. Wish I could have visite...
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Pobeda, movement ZiM 2602, Ø36mm

Playing with straps. The POBEDA mechanical wristwatch, adorned with the legendary Soviet brand trademark, boasts a simple yet reliable 15-jewel moveme...
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Yay! 🚀

Been trying to get this badge for a while. I’m a big fan of Soviet watches and Raketa. Now for Poljot, Shturmanskije, Vario, Baltic, and Forits! #gene...
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