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Russian Aviator Watch 3105/6975642 NOS

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Number 042/200

Alexander Pokryshkin was the great tactician of the Soviet Air Force during the Second World War. He almost single handedly fought to change the obsolete Soviet tactics that were in place in 1941 when the war started. Going against the totalitarian establishment and openly defying the totalitarianism-approved combat doctrine almost cost him his career and possibly his life.

After openly criticizing the official tactics that led to huge losses and teaching his fellow pilots new tactics he invented himself, he was grounded and scheduled to be court martial ed. However the word of his inventions reached some superiors in Moscow, and instead of a court martial Pokryshkin was awarded and promoted. By the end of the war, his writings had been published and distributed to all Soviet pilots, and he toured fighter regiments extensively lecturing young pilots on his techniques.

TypeRussian Aviator
MovementPoljot 3105, 17 jewels
ToleranceMain daily rate from -10 to +30 s/day
Subdialssmall seconds at 9 o'clock position
Calendar3 o'clock Position
CrystalAnti-reflective mineral crystal
Dial ColorBlack
CrownScrew-in crown
Case Material316L Surgical Grade Stainless Steel w/Matte Finishing
Case Width45mm case diameter
Case BackSolid case back (engraved and decorated)
Strap Material316L stainless steel
Strap Measurement22 mm
Clasp TypeStandard 
Water Resistance5 ATM
Other FeaturesRussian movement, limited to 200 pieces