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Hy all,

I have 2 molnija pocket watches, the older one is a 15 jewel 443, the newer one is maybe a 17-18 jewel and 3602. The 443 is from Cseljabinszk. Prod date maybe 1950-1960, at the back cower are 2 scratches, you can see at the photo, but I draw them to see better. The newer is maybe prod at 1970-1985. Both are working well, but I haven't got the information from the last cleaning, how much were they used... etc.

I want to find the origin of my watches and the exact properties. Can anyone help me in this topic? 

  • Power reserve
  • Number of jewels
  • Accuracy
  • Production time
  • Reliability
  • Recommended cleaning, if I will use it every day

Thank you in advance for your help
(Sorry for my bad english, it’s not my mother language.)










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Try here;

and here;

and here;

and here;

further googling for "Molnija" or "soviet pocket watch" etc will bring up tons of info.

They're quite nice watches, maybe a little under rated.


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Thank you for the links.
Can you give me some informations about the back cower scratches?

If I want to use these watches every day, should i clean the mechanism yearly or maybe more ofen? What is the Recommended cleaning?

How mutch would cost for the older one? (total cleaning)

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I gave to my first two monilja watches a recommended cleaning and for my oldest watch a new plexi. I have the original plexi too.
The clockworks are in very good condition.






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