Extremely rare and beautiful soviet luxury dress watch Luxe, made by Penza Watch Factory (in 1965 renamed to Zaria) from 1959-64 a very short and limited manufacturing period. This watch has early rectangular Zaria 15 jewels movement with shock protection device and Breguet type hairspring what is extremely rare for such tiny movement. Luxe design was inspired by famous watch Doxa Grafic from 50s.
Watch case is re gilded (12.5 micron) and dust proof in excellent condition with some insignificant signs of previous use, case back is chrome plated. Dial and hands is in excellent condition with some very insignificant patina. Manual wind mechanical movement 15 jewels is fully serviced (cleaned, oiled, adjusted to 3 positions) and keeps good time, average daily deviation is less than +/- 5-15 sec/day.
This is a mechanical watch and it has to be wind by hand once a day (preferably at morning) to make it run, no batteries required!
Case: Gilded 12,5 micron
Back: Chrome plated
Movement: 15 jewels
Width: 30mm - 1.18in
Width incl. crown: 31mm - 1.22in
From lug to lug: 39mm - 1.53in
Thickness: 10mm - 0.39in
Strap width: 20mm