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Gagarin Commerative...1st Watch In Outer Space 12 April, 1961 "Click" to Login or Register 
IHC Member 1338
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Not quite a Speedmaster or even an Accutron, but this one has a unique claim to fame...it was first in outer space...April 12th, 1961

Just thought a neat inexpensive piece to collect...
wonder what it says on the dial other than the date?



Tom Dunn...
TIME MACHINE
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Posts: 2983 | Location: Ramsey, Illinois in the USA | Registered: December 15, 2008
IHC Life Member
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Was it worn by a chimpanzee, LOL?
 
Posts: 718 | Location: Upstate New York in the USA | Registered: November 21, 2008
IHC Member 1338
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No the chimp was wearing an Accutron sitting next to Glenn...LOL


Tom Dunn...
TIME MACHINE
www.myrailroadwatch.com
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Posts: 2983 | Location: Ramsey, Illinois in the USA | Registered: December 15, 2008
Picture of Peter Kaszubski
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ok Tom my Ruski is bit rough since my last Russian
class was in early 80s
but it say the watch model name is Sturmanskie most likely made by Pobieda so from top
sturmanskie
first human in space
12 April 1961
Yuriy Gagarin
BTW very hard to kill watch if you ask me,they will go with out service forever and keep time.
 
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