Manufacturer: Chelyabinsk Watch Factory
Made in: Chelyabinsk, USSR
Materials: glass, brass
Colors: black, gold
Tags: redwealth, moscowdesignmuseum
Molniya was the brand name of a mechanical watch, produced from 1947 to 2007 by the factory of the same name in Chelyabinsk. The Soviet Defense Ministry was initially the main contractor of products from the Molniya factory, which also produced the AChS-1M aeronautical watch. The plant also produced timepieces for tanks, submarines and space vehicles. From the collection of Moscow Design Museum.