Sturmanskie Open Space Chronograph - last piece!

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NE88-1855992
Regular Price €1,199.00 Special Price €999.00
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Caliber:  Seiko automatic caliber NE88

Watchcase: brushed / polished  stainless steel

Dial: white

Diameter: 43mm

 

Last piece - very rare!

New, with Sturmanskie leather strap, box and papers.

 

Sturmanskie Open Space Special Edition NE88-1855992

 

Sturmanskie automatic chronograph with an automatic movement by Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII) from Japan.

Caliber NE88 with 34 jewels, 28.800 half-rotations, 45 hours of reserve, shock protection and date quick set.

Polished, high quality stainless steel case with 43mm diameter. Screwed crystal  back and sapphire crystal.

Very nice white dial with red tachymeter- and blue telemeterscale!


With leather strap , case and papers.

This Open Space is a particularly nice  watch - a very beautiful russian design with many details , a perfectly made watchcase and a high-quality automatic caliber!

 

 

The history of the "Open Space":

In March 18, 1965 the "Voskhod-2" spaceship was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The Crew consisting of the captain P.I.Belyaev and co-pilot A.A.Leonov, opened the new chapter in space exploration. At 11:32 Belyaev opened the hatch of the ship. Alexei Leonov was in the space vacuum for 12 minutes and then returned to the airlock chamber. During ship landing due to failure of on-board navigation systems,  Pavel Belyayev had to become the first in the world to have manually-orientated ship towards the sun and switched on the brake engine. On Belyayev's wrist there had been specially manufactured watch in memory of which "Open Space" series was created.
Find more information about the Voskhod-2 mission at  >> wikipedia <<
 
See here an interesting short    Video on Youtube , showing the visit of Alexei Leonov in space !