Raketa – Avant-garde 0240

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Created by Emir Kusturica, this automatic watch celebrates Russia’s avant-garde artistic movement.

Celebrated around the world, the Russian avant-garde artistic movement has influenced all of European’s culture. The famous film producer Emir Kusturica is a great lover of Russian art and culture, and in the design of this stylish watch he has perfectly captured the spirit of the Russian avant-garde.  This watch attracts attention by its minimalism and its expressive lines, like the pictures of Malevitch, Kandinsky and other talented Russian avant-garde artists.

The round and triangular hands of this watch are typical images of avant-garde art.  Their progress round the dial is assured by the automatic movement which is entirely made in the Raketa Watch Factory in Saint Petersburg.

Movement: Russian Made In-House Automatic Avtomat movement
Case: 316L Stainless Steel, Ø 40,50 mm,
Water resistance: 5 ATM / 50 meters
Strap: Solid stainless steel bracelet

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Description

Raketa Russian Watch manufacture banner

The Raketa Watch Factory, Russia’s oldest factory, was founded by Peter the Great in 1721. The factory is producing watches under the brand “Pobeda” since the end of World War II. In 1961, the brand “Raketa” was launched in honor of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.

 

 

The Raketa watch factory

Raketa watches watchmaking
Following a difficult period after the fall of the Soviet Union, the Factory launched a modernization program in 2011. It is now one of the very few watch factories in the world to produce every part of its own mechanical movement, including the most complex items such as the hairspring and the escapement.

 

103 specialists

Raketa watches watchmakers at work
This is the exact number of specialists that are needed to produce and assemble every single “Raketa” watch. This skilled team is like a well-oiled mechanism. It includes watchmakers who inherited their skills from their father and new recruits who selected this career by themselves.

The watchmaking school

Raketa watches watchmaking school meeting
The Factory opened its own in-house watchmaking school to instruct the science of watchmaking to all the new generations: whatever his specialty within the Factory, it is indeed crucial that every specialist understands how the quality of his work directly impacts on the precision of the watch once it is assembled.

Reliable machinery

Raketa watches watchmaker at work
Reliable and well-maintained machines ensure a high level of quality of the manufacturing process. The Raketa watch factory continues to use traditional production machines operated by men and women (as opposed to computer software) who therefore transmit a little of their passion into each part they produce.

The heart of the watch

Raketa watches hairspringThe heart of a watch is its little spring manufactured in a special Russian alloy to a precision of 0.5 microns (0.0005 mm). The transparent case back of “Raketa” watches allows you to observe its oscillation, i.e. the “heart beating” of the watch! Only a very few other factories in the world know how to produce this critical part.

8201 operations

Raketa watches movement assembling
This is the exact number of operations required to manufacture and assemble all the parts of a Raketa watch “Classic Avtomat”. Using traditional production and assembly methods, each of these operations is done by hand by men and women who therefore transmit a little of their soul into each part.

242 parts

Raketa watches movement detail
This is the exact number of parts that you wear on your wrist when you own a Raketa watch “Classic Avtomat”. Once assembled by hand by the watchmakers, all these parts – some scarcely visible to the naked eye – come to life and start moving.

A unique mechanism

Raketa watches movement
“Raketa” is one of the very few watch brands in the world to have its own movement. The Factory’s designers and engineers have combined the tried methods of the Soviet era with more modern technology to produce a movement that is not simply robust and reliable, but also with Russian style decorations.

Additional information
Watch Brand

Raketa

Watch Case Color

Silver

Watch Band Color

Silver

Watch Dial Color

Beige

Watch Case Material

Stainless Steel

Watch Case Width

40,50 mm

Watch Date

No

Watch Designed In

Russia

Watch Gender

Mens, Womens

Watch Glass

Sapphire

Watch Hands

3

Watch Movement

Inhouse Automatic Movement Avtomat

Watch Movement Type

Analog

Watch Packaging

Box & Papers

Watch Style

Urban, Vintage

Watch Warranty

2 Years

Watch Water Resistancy

50 m, 5 ATM

Watch Band Lug Width

22 mm

Shipping / Delivery / VAT

Shipping On every workday from our warehouse in Berlin. Free worldwide delivery starting from 99 €. For orders below this value the following delivery costs apply: Germany 3 €, EU and Worldwide 5 €

Delivery We deliver worldwide. The expected delivery times are: Germany 2–3 workdays, EU 3–7 workdays & worldwide 7–15 workdays. All orders will be shipped with our logistics partner Deutsche Post DHL Group.

VAT 19%. For orders outside the EU the VAT is automatically deducted during checkout.

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