Poljot: Ostankino Tower

I am always liking little Russian watches where not many people are aware of. And here's the timepiece I think worth sharing with the world.

Here you see an unusual Poljot watch with 2614.2H caliber. While the dial doesn't contain any wordings to tell what it actually means, I was told by the seller that the watch was issued to commemorate the Ostankino Tower, however the exact year of when this watch was made is still unknown.

There you go -

First Look

Usual Rear Case

View From Other Angles

The Star symbolizes the Ostankino Tower & Circular lines as Broadcasting Waves

I love how the dial is designed, the Star hitting 12 o'clock position makes me imagine how tall the Ostankino Tower is, and circular lines as TV / Radio signals broadcasting to the whole city while the second hand keeps running to radiate!

As always, if you want to know more about this once world tallest tower than I do, read -


And just in case you are lazy to click on the Wikipedia link, the short description about Ostankino tower -

Ostankino Tower (Russian: Останкинская телебашня, Ostankinskaya telebashnya) is a television and radio tower in Moscow, Russia, owned by the Moscow branch of unitary enterprise Russian TV and Radio Broadcasting Network. Standing 540.1 metres (1,772 ft) tall, Ostankino was designed by Nikolai Nikitin. It is currently the tallest free-standing structure in Europe and 11th tallest in the world. The tower was the first free-standing structure to exceed 500 m (1,600 ft) in height. Ostankino was built to mark the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution. It is named after the Ostankino district of Moscow in which it is located. The construction began in 1963 and was completed in 1967.

If you have more information about this watch, feel free to comment and share with me ;)


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