POLJOT NAVIGATOR Signal 2612.1 alarm clock, mechanically Russian hand wind watch RARITY! Russian mechanical wrist alarm clock from POLJOT. Printed glass bottom with numbering.
A wonderful collector's item! Poljot caliber 2612.1 is a Russian version of the legendary alarm clock caliber AS 1475 (AS1930), from the no longer existing Swiss raw material factory Adolph Schild SA This is the only Russian alarm clock caliber that was built in the 1960s. Unfortunately, these Russian signal movements have not been produced since Poljot stopped producing movements. Rare: The mechanical alarm tone is generated by a small hammer.
The alarm tone lasts approx. 13 seconds and creates a mechanical rattle. This alarm clock is driven by the Poljot alarm clock caliber 2612.1 with 18 jewels, two separate barrels, a monometallic steel balance and 18,000 vibrations per hour.
The hand-wound caliber is equipped with a Glucydur balance. Here, too, all axes are stored in synthetic rubies - even those of the alarm lever. 1" at the end shows that this is a movement with accuracy "1.Although one cannot speak of the chronometer standard, one can assume here that this alarm clock will wake its wearer precisely at the desired time. This alarm clock has a standard glass bottom with an embedded alarm pin, on which the sound is loudly generated by the little hammer. This is the best way to see the function of this mechanical complication. FUNCTIONS: Time display: hours / minutes / seconds, acoustic signal / alarm function / slide rule. CASING: 12-sided, polished stainless steel, lug width 20mm, 18 stones, Ø 42mm, height: 13mm. DIAL: Dial: black, hands: black with green luminous color, digits / indices: white & green luminous color, scales: white & green luminous color. History of Poljot This goes back to the year 1930.
At that time the factory was called the "First Moscow Watch Factory". The first movements of the new Type-1, which was suitable for the masses, were manufactured for the first time on an imported production line of the Dueber-Hampden Watch Company, Ohio.
By 1952, production had increased to 1.1 million watches. The country should be supplied with good watches.
The military and science needed more precise clocks. In 1964 the name of the factory was changed to Poljot (flight). The watch industry was not only a necessity but also a showcase project in the Soviet Union and Poljot was the greatest success. Other works such as the alarm plant Poljot 2612 and many more were produced.
In 1990 the production level was 5 million watches a year. Hundreds of employees made this achievement possible. In 2004 Poljot had to go bankrupt despite a long and proud history. Many highly qualified employees lost their jobs at the time.
The item "Poljot Navigator Signal 2612.1 Alarm Mechnisch Russian Hand Wound Watch Rarity" is in sale since Tuesday, June 29, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Handcrafted, Artisan Jewellery\Watches". The seller is "poljotuhren-germany" and is located in München. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.