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ID Photo Dial ID Factory Date Caliber Serial Comment
0001 0001E.jpg Poljot 1st Moscow Watch Factory 1959-63
(dated by serial no.)
3017
(19 jewels)
5603 - Chronograph.
- Commonly classed as a 'Strela'.
- Late in the 1950s, in response to demand from the science, industry & military sectors, the Soviet government purchased the tooling & some initial parts for the Swiss Venus 150 chronograph caliber that were used to create the 3017 movement. Both wristwatch & pocket-watch versions were produced. The wrist version was 'branded' Strela & distribution of both versions was restricted to official channels. In 1965 it was decided that the 3017 could be commercialized. At that point, several variants of the 3017 using the same case as the Strela were branded Poljot & Sekonda. 1950-1970 C.chronograph
0002 0002D.jpg Strela 1st Moscow Watch Factory 1959-62
(dated by serial no.)
3017
(19 jewels)
12998 - Chronograph.
- Late in the 1950s, in response to demand from the science, industry & military sectors, the Soviet government purchased the tooling & some initial parts for the Swiss Venus 150 chronograph caliber that were used to create the 3017 movement. Both wristwatch & pocket-watch versions were produced. The wrist version was 'branded' Strela & distribution of both versions was restricted to official channels. In 1965 it was decided that the 3017 could be commercialized. At that point, several variants of the 3017 using the same case as the Strela were branded Poljot & Sekonda. 1950-1970 C.chronograph
0003 0003D.jpg Poljot 1st Moscow Watch Factory 1964-65
(dated by serial no.)
3017
(19 jewels)
22169 - Chronograph.
- Commonly classed as a 'Strela'.
- Late in the 1950s, in response to demand from the science, industry & military sectors, the Soviet government purchased the tooling & some initial parts for the Swiss Venus 150 chronograph caliber that were used to create the 3017 movement. Both wristwatch & pocket-watch versions were produced. The wrist version was 'branded' Strela & distribution of both versions was restricted to official channels. In 1965 it was decided that the 3017 could be commercialized. At that point, several variants of the 3017 using the same case as the Strela were branded Poljot & Sekonda. 1950-1970 C.chronograph
0004 0004D.jpg Poljot 1st Moscow Watch Factory 1971-72
(dated by serial no.)
3017
(19 jewels)
64800 - Chronograph.
- Commonly classed as a 'Strela'.
- Late in the 1950s, in response to demand from the science, industry & military sectors, the Soviet government purchased the tooling & some initial parts for the Swiss Venus 150 chronograph caliber that were used to create the 3017 movement. Both wristwatch & pocket-watch versions were produced. The wrist version was 'branded' Strela & distribution of both versions was restricted to official channels. In 1965 it was decided that the 3017 could be commercialized. At that point, several variants of the 3017 using the same case as the Strela were branded Poljot & Sekonda. 1950-1970 C.chronograph
0005 005D.jpg Tscheljabinsky Watch Factory Tscheljabinsky Watch Factory

Movement mfr'd by 1st Moscow Watch Factory.
1959-63 (dated by serial no.) 3017
(19 jewels)
10104 - Same movement as in Strela wrist chronographs.
- Late in the 1950s, in response to demand from the science, industry & military sectors, the Soviet government purchased the tooling & some initial parts for the Swiss Venus 150 chronograph caliber that were used to create the 3017 movement. Both wristwatch & pocket-watch versions were produced. The wrist version was 'branded' Strela & distribution of both versions was restricted to official channels. In 1965 it was decided that the 3017 could be commercialized. At that point, several variants of the 3017 using the same case as the Strela were branded Poljot & Sekonda. 1950-1970 C.chronograph
0006 0006C2.jpg Molnija Tscheljabinsky Watch Factory

Movement mfr'd by 1st Moscow Watch Factory.
1959-63 (dated by serial no.) 3017
(19 jewels)
2641 - Same movement as in Strela wrist chronographs.
- Late in the 1950s, in response to demand from the science, industry & military sectors, the Soviet government purchased the tooling & some initial parts for the Swiss Venus 150 chronograph caliber that were used to create the 3017 movement. Both wristwatch & pocket-watch versions were produced. The wrist version was 'branded' Strela & distribution of both versions was restricted to official channels. In 1965 it was decided that the 3017 could be commercialized. At that point, several variants of the 3017 using the same case as the Strela were branded Poljot & Sekonda. 1950-1970 c.chronograph
0007 0007D.jpg Tscheljabinsky Watch Factory Tscheljabinsky Watch Factory

Movement mfr'd by 1st Moscow Watch Factory.
1970-71
(dated by serial no.)
3017
(19 jewels)
60772 - Same movement as in Strela wrist chronographs.
- Late in the 1950s, in response to demand from the science, industry & military sectors, the Soviet government purchased the tooling & some initial parts for the Swiss Venus 150 chronograph caliber that were used to create the 3017 movement. Both wristwatch & pocket-watch versions were produced. The wrist version was 'branded' Strela & distribution of both versions was restricted to official channels. In 1965 it was decided that the 3017 could be commercialized. At that point, several variants of the 3017 using the same case as the Strela were branded Poljot & Sekonda. 1950-1970 C.Chronograph
0008 0008F.jpg Tscheljabinsky Watch Factory Tscheljabinsky Watch Factory

Movement mfr'd by 1st Moscow Watch Factory.
1970-71 (dated by serial no.) 3017
(19 jewels)
66812 - 'Wrist' case for aviators (actually for thigh or upper arm).
- Same movement as in Strela wrist chronographs.
- This case on this piece is vintage, but it was probably not produced in a factory. Rather, it was hand produced by a jeweler or watchmaker for an aviator.
- Late in the 1950s, in response to demand from the science, industry & military sectors, the Soviet government purchased the tooling & some initial parts for the Swiss Venus 150 chronograph caliber that were used to create the 3017 movement. Both wristwatch & pocket-watch versions were produced. The wrist version was 'branded' Strela & distribution of both versions was restricted to official channels. In 1965 it was decided that the 3017 could be commercialized. At that point, several variants of the 3017 using the same case as the Strela were branded Poljot & Sekonda. 1950-1970 C.Chronograph
0009 0009E.jpg 1st Moscow Watch Factory
Kirov
1st Moscow Watch Factory 1941 (Q3) KchZ
Valjoux 61
(17 jewels)
6598 - 1-button chronograph.
- Radium dial.
- Caliber Valjoux 61, An international collaboration assembled in Soviet Union from Swiss parts.
- Very rare.
- This caliber was considered by the factory to be a milestone in the improvement of the quality & sophistication of Soviet-made timepieces. The collection contains 5 examples of this rare caliber. 1930-1950 C. chronograph
0010 0010E.jpg 1st Moscow Watch Factory
Kirov
1st Moscow Watch Factory
1938
(Q-4)
KchZ
Valjoux 61
(17 jewels)
238 - 1-button chronograph.
- Caliber Valjoux 61, An international collaboration assembled in Soviet Union from Swiss parts.
- Very rare.
- This caliber was considered by the factory to be a milestone in the improvement of the quality & sophistication of Soviet-made timepieces. The collection contains 5 examples of this rare caliber. 1930-1950 C. chronograph