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Raketa: Sputnik Travel Bureau

I like graphical dial watches, they always have story to tell, and the main reason why Raketa is always on top of my list comparing to other Pre / Post Soviet watches. I always believe that curiosity is what making me alive and kicking ;)

http://www.netgrafik.ch/images/raketa-sputnik.jpg

Image Source: http://www.netgrafik.ch/soviet_collection.htm
I have seen several watches with such logo. So the question is, what is the logo about?


I able to locate the information and learn more about the logo from these two links -

http://sputnik74.ru/

http://www.sputnik-rostov.ru/comp/

In 1958, the Sputnik Bureau of International Youth Tourism (BMMT) was created for communications, tourist exchange, cooperation with foreign partners - firms of youth unions of the world’s states. The resolution of the VLKSM Central Committee "On the organization of tourist exchange with foreign youth organizations" was designed to expand political the cultural ties of Soviet youth with the youth of capitalist…

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