@thepocketwatchman The LED Display Beginnings As we learnt in the first part, early Soviet prototypes and experimental digital watch modules were based on LED displays. However, their high consumption and the technical difficulty of mass producing them led to the development of LCD displays. This is something that had already… Leer más »The Digital Revolution In The Soviet Union. Part 2.
@thepocketwatchman A Relaxed Meeting It is relatively well known that when Mr. Leonid Brezhnev served as Secretary General of the Communist Party of the USSR, he instigated policies seeking to reduce tensions with foreign powers, in particular towards the USA. As a result of this initiative, the SALT (Strategic Arms… Leer más »The Digital Watch Revolution In The Soviet Union
@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.