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1970's Rare East German (GDR) New Old Stock Vintage Watch

Mechanical Hand-Winding








Made in

East Germany (GDR)


Mechanical Hand-Winding


Stainless steel

Case diameter

40 mm



Bracelet material

New Nato green strap

Year of production



Vintage Watch - New Old Stock (NOS)


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Ruhla UFO New Old Stock Watch

SKU: 10148
  • 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.

    • Very unique and sharp white and green dial with silver bezel
    • Just Serviced
    • A rare vintage "Ruhla" stainless steel wristwatch made in Germany and dating from the 1970's.
    • This is new / old shop stock and is in perfect condition and working well.
    • The hand wound 'electronically timed' movement ticks over as it should and the green and white dial is spotless.
    • The brushed stainless steel case measures a large 40 mm including the crown, and looks good on any size wrist, male or female.

    The beginnings of Ruhla’s watch industry goes back to 1862. The company started with the production of door hinges and moved on to producing smaller, finer mechanical components.
    In 1874 the company produced its first musical box, and in 1892, the world’s first mass manufactured pocket watch.


    In 1978 Sigmund Jähn became the first German astronaut and on his first space mission he carried four Ruhla watches with him. Three of them were presents for his Russian colleagues, thus Ruhla watches also became the first German watches worn in outer space.

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