The 1960s saw the apex of room investigation and it was a period when the world watched in ponder as history was made over and over. Fortunately for watch fans, this start in space investigation additionally put the focus on some extraordinary timepieces – like the Omega Speedmaster, the Seiko 6139-6002 (later on in the ’70s), and then some. One model that is frequently disregarded is the Strela/Sekonda 3017 chronograph created by the primary Moscow watch processing plant and in light of the Swiss bore Venus 150. Today, Univaque watches is presenting their most recent, authoritatively authorized current reinterpretation of this verifiable watch, the Univaque Strela Cosmoswatch Chronograph on Kickstarter.
As a wellspring of motivation, Univaque swung to the first Strela and Sekonda models. Rather than numerous different reissues available, this model has been totally updated with present day arrangements. While the 3017 chronograph development is attractive, it’s frequently hard to discover cases in great condition without investing in exorbitant administration. That is the reason Univaque swung to the TMI altered VK64A MecaQuartz development, which underpins exact timekeeping and years of low-upkeep, lighthearted operation. As a result of this additional toughness, the Univaque Strela Cosmoswatch Chronograph makes for the ideal ordinary watch in an assortment of circumstances.
Case distance across is likewise somewhat controlled and the watch measures 40mm in breadth and 50mm haul to-carry – an agreeable size appropriate for a scope of wrist sizes. Another imperative case include, is that it was intended to gladly feature the adjusted hesalite precious stone, which is additionally supplemented by the bended dial plan. At the point when combined with the matte dial completes (all hues) this outcomes in an unmistakably ’60s look that fanatics of the first can appreciate. Water protection is evaluated at 50m and is all that anyone could need for a watch of this kind.
The dial of the Univaque Strela Cosmoswatch Chronograph can be requested in white, dark, or an exceptional version sunray blue wrap up. It’s a straightforward two-enroll design with syringe-style hour and moment hands alongside an inconspicuous date gap at 6 o’clock. There’s an interior joined scale for the internal seconds and the tachymeter scale and mirror cleaned lists. Both the hour and moment hands together with the sub-dial hands highlight a covering of C3 Super-LumiNova for low light perceivability.
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Univaque likewise incorporates a honest to goodness calfskin lash with all models that decreases down from 22mm to 20mm. This is incorporated with all vow levels and the clasp is likewise laser-engraved. There has additionally been critical care brought into planning the screw-down caseback too. It includes an etching remembering Voskhod 2, the Soviet space mission amid which Alexey Leonov turned into the primary human to direct extravehicular movement (EVA) amid his 12-minute “spacewalk.”
Univaque has spent the most recent eighteen months building up the Strela Cosmoswatch Chronograph and are currently prepared to swing to the help of their enthusiastic benefactors on Kickstarter. This is an opportunity to claim a dependable, current reinterpretation of a noteworthy timepiece at a moderate cost and without the bother of looking after a vintage watch.