SKU:  W-45-17-30-0241

POLAR 0241

£ 1,179.00
Incl Vat (UK)

£ 982.54
Excl Vat

Raketa Polar 0241 Antarctic Expedition re-edition wristwatch. A Russian made self-winding watch by the Raketa watch company of Saint Petersburg in a 44mm case in stainless steel, and presented on a stainless steel link bracelet with folding clasp, in a limited edition of 200 pieces. Sapphire crystal over silvered dial with 24-hour configuration and sunray finish, featuring black arabic numerals and green Super-LumiNova 12 and 24-hour dash-dot indices, with black steel hands with luminous inserts and red seconds hand. Transparent mineral crystal caseback revealing in-house manufactured Calibre 2624 automatic movement, with 40 hours power reserve and 18,000vib/hr.

Established in 1721, in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, the massive production facility which today is known as the Raketa Manufacture is the oldest factory in the country. Founded by no less a legend of Russian history than Peter the Great, the Imperial Lapidary Work of Peterhof was originally established to produce exotic, lavish stone works and carvings for palaces, state buildings, chur...