POBEDA 2602 ZIM 2602
Brass, Chrome Plated
Eco leather; Two-Piece Strap; Black (new)
Year of production
Vintage; In excellent working condition
POBEDA ZIM 2602 15 Jewels Vintage SOVIET USSR Watch
This Vintage Watch qualifies for our Exchange Program. Once you have received your vintage watch, you may send it back in the same condition within fifteen (15) days for a credit on any other watch we have in our inventory. Go to our FAQ for complete rules and procedures.
This vintage watch is in very good working condition. Our vintage watches have been serviced by a professional watch expert. Due to the age of this watch, Watch Again Watches does not guarantee that this watch is waterproof or water resistant. We recommend that you do not place any vintage watch in water as it may damage the mechanism and/or bring condensation inside the watch.
Vintage watches also have to be well taken care of and serviced to maintain its proper functioning. We have done our best to offer you a Vintage watch in excellent condition that will be enjoyed by you for years to come. You are welcome to contact us for more information on any watch we sell.
- 15 Jewels
- Display: Analog
- Watch Shape: Round
- Lug Width: 18 mm
- Case Color: Silver
- Style: Casual, Classic
- With Papers: No
- Caseback: Snap
- 12-Hour Dial
- Indices: Arabic Numerals
- Case Finish: Chrome
- With Original Box/Packaging; No
- In working condition
- New strap – leather – black
About Pobeda Watches
Pobeda (Russian: Победа, Victory) is a Russian brand of wrist-watches owned by the Petrodvorets Watch Factory "Raketa". The brand name was chosen by Stalin himself in April 1945, when he gave the order that the first watches be ready for the 1st year of Victory celebration. The first prototype came out of the Penza factory by the end of 1945, and the first model for the public came out of the Kirov Watch Factory in March 1946.
Based on a French design, the Pobeda's simple, 15-jewel movement was cost-effective, reliable, and easy to manufacture and maintain. Prior to World War II, during a period of rapid industrialization in the Soviet Union, the Soviet government sought international funding and expertise in developing a domestic industry for timepieces. Eventually the French watch manufacturer LIP was chosen; they established a new watch factory in Penza and licensed several movement designs to the new establishment. One design dating from 1908, the R-26 movement, was further developed and renamed the K-26, with significant alterations to the original design. World War II temporarily disrupted these plans, but after the Allied victory, this watch design was quickly finished at Penza, and full-scale production commenced at the First Moscow Watch Factory. Joseph Stalin chose the name Pobeda (Victory) to celebrate the end of the war.