Ronda Powertech 515.24 D Swiss Quartz Movement.
Functions: center hour, minute and seconds hands, date, all Russia time zones display.
Case: diameter 42 mm, thickness 11 mm, stainless steel or stainless steel with black PVD
turning bezel with 360 degree scale solar compass,
polished and satin-brushed case finishing,
solid steel case back with embossed stylized image of the solar compass.
Water resistance up to 100 meters.
Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating.
Dial: green, blue or black, decorated with polychrome lacquer, hour indexes and hands with luminouse.
Strap/bracelet: black or blue genuine leather strap with a stainless steel pin buckle with the "Putnik" inscription (or stainless steel with black PVD on the model with black case),
or fabric khaki strap with leather lining and stainless steel pin buckle with "Putnik" inscription (or stainless steel with black PVD on the model with black case),
or stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp.
"Konstantin Chaykin" Russian Watch Factory present unique development "Putnik" (means Traveller) a watch is made on time indicator construction showing time simultaneously in all time zones of Russia (Patent RU2568337).
It’s a simple design. There is 24 hours turning ring in semi-circular window for eleven time zones, located in the lower part of the dial.
Below it are placed the abbreviated names of Russian cities, representing the time zones in which they are located:
ПТК – Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka time (MSK+9);
МГД – Magadan, Magadan time (MSK+8);
ВЛД – Vladivostok, Vladivostok time (MSK+7);
ЯКТ – Yakutsk, Yakutsk time (MSK+6);
ИРК – Irkutsk, Irkutsk time (MSK+5);
КРА – Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk time (MSK+4);
ОМС – Omsk, Omsk time (MSK+3);
ЕКБ – Yekaterinburg, Yekaterinburg time (MSK+2);
САМ – Samara, Samara time (MSK+1);
МСК – Moscow time;
КЛГ – Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad time (MSK-1).
Local time is shown by the central hands and isn’t dependable on time zone indicator and could be adjusted separately.
"Putnik" watch could be useful not only on traveling from airport to airport, but in an unfamiliar area, on the turning bezel of "Putnik" watch dealt 360-degree scale solar compass.
It allows the Sun's position and the current time accurately determine the location of the cardinal points.
For this you need to place the watch horizontally and direct the hour hand at the Sun. Then you turn the bezel so that the mark "S" indicating the direction to the South, was halfway clockwise to the 1 hour mark on the dial.
This will be the desired direction to the South.
|Case depth approx., mm||11|
|Case material||Stainless steel|
|Lens||sapphire, anti-reflective coating|
|Water Resistant||100 meters|
|Movement||Ronda 515 24D Quartz|
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