Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Arkhangelsk Region

Palekh Watch
315116
170000,00
rub
1st State Test Cosmodrome of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. The Plesetsk Cosmodrome is in the taiga on the territory of the city of Mirny, which is located in the Arkhangelsk region — this is about 800 kilometers north of Moscow. The location was not chosen by chance: in the early 1960s, Soviet engineers realized that Baikonur and the Kapustin Yar test site did not allow launching satellites into all important orbits. Thanks to this, Plesetsk became the northernmost launch site in the world.
Model description
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About Palekh painting

Model description

Swiss CAL 1660Y RONDA movement. Steel case with a chromed finish and natural leather strap.

The hand-painted dial is protected from everyday scratches by a water-resistant mineral glass. The timepiece is protected from light rain or drops of water when washing your hands.

The watch is packed in a premium walnut-coloured gift case. The case is made of precious wood and varnished. Inside it is lined with beige flock.

Specifications

Artist: Stepan P. Gavrilov

Movement: CAL 1660Y RONDA

Case: Stainless steel

Surface finish: Chrome plated

Dial: Hand-painted with tempera and gold color, varnish coating, manual polishing

Glas: Mineral

Watch Band: Natural leather

Water resistance: 3 ATM (30 meters)

Size: 40 x 7 mm

Availability: In stock

About Palekh painting

You can read more about Palekh painting here, and here you can read about the history of the formation and preservation of this type of ancient Russian painting
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