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The АЧХ0 Soviet Chronoflite

@thepocketwatchman I have always been fascinated by air navigation chronographs. For decades, these high precision instruments helped pilots determine their position and flight path, in real planes and under real flight conditions. In this post we will be examining a piece of equipment which enabled the pilots to determine the… Leer más »The АЧХ0 Soviet Chronoflite


Pre-Soviet Watch Era: Pavel Buhre.

@thepocketwatchman Hi comrades. Today, I shall feature what I consider to be a very special watch indeed. It is not a Soviet-era watch, rather a worthy representative of White Russia (if you have read Tolstoy, you will know what I mean). Normally, Russian watch enthusiasts tend to pay attention to… Leer más »Pre-Soviet Watch Era: Pavel Buhre.


The First Chistopol Wristwatch. The Seed Of The Vostok Factory.

@thepocketwatchman As the title of this post indicates, I would like to introduce the first wristwatch from the Chistopol factory produced in a case with fixed lugs and a logo on the dial. In case you did not know it, the Chistopol factory was the seed of the much-loved Vostok… Leer más »The First Chistopol Wristwatch. The Seed Of The Vostok Factory.


Glycine Airman DC-4: The “Skycraper Watch”

@admin Me gustaría presentaros un reloj, al que he apodado el “Skyscraper Watch”. Sí, ya sé que traducido literalmente quiere decir “rascacielos”, pero en su connotación semiótica este mote se refiere a que ha tocado todos los cielos que por ahora el ser humano ha alcanzado. Se trata del Glycine… Leer más »Glycine Airman DC-4: The “Skycraper Watch”