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Presenting the Raketa Copernicus Limited Edition

Presenting the Raketa Copernicus Limited Edition

Inspired by the universe itself, the Copernicus is a space-based timepiece whose appearance stands out among all others. The dial features a sparkling, starry night look that serves as a background for the planet-themed minute, second and hour hands as they move around the dial and keep the time. The first Raketa timepiece was created in celebration of the first manned mission to space in Russia, and the Raketa Copernicus […]

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The Raketa Avant-Garde 0279 Limited Edition

The Raketa Avant-Garde 0279 Limited Edition

Avant-garde is an artistic style that is dedicated to the task of reimagining the future, shaking up what is conventionally accepted and even expected to change in the future. This style of art was brought forth by two Russian artists, Malevich and Kandinsky, who believed art should be left open to interpretation–something that art at the time was not currently doing.  The Avant-garde has certainly inspired the Raketa Avant-Garde, as […]

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NWA: Raketa Big Zero Malevich. Most will hate it. Few will love it. Exactly how Raketa want it.

NWA: Raketa Big Zero Malevich. Most will hate it. Few will love it. Exactly how Raketa want it.

This watch is a collaboration between the Raketa Watch Factory and the State Tretyakov Gallery (Russia’s main museum of national art). Raketa didn’t try to do a beautiful watch. Raketa did a radically abstract watch that doesn’t follow the conventional rules of classic aesthetics. Exactly like the Russian Avant-Garde artist Kazimir Malevich did in 1915 when he painted the most abstract painting in the world: the Black Square. When asked […]

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Raketa Big Zero – A Revolutionary Timepiece With In-House Movement

Raketa Big Zero – A Revolutionary Timepiece With In-House Movement

With a design that dates far back to the Soviet era, the Raketa Big Zero timepiece is one that many around the world can clearly and easily recognize. This famous watch style first rose to popularity by Mikhail Gorbachev, the Secretary-General of the Communist Party of the USSR, who, during an international political summit on Italian soil, was asked to explain the name of his new social and economic reforms. […]

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Top 9 Vintage Inspired Mechanical Dive Watches Under 2000€

Top 9 Vintage Inspired Mechanical Dive Watches Under 2000€

As the dive watch is one of the most iconic mainstream timepieces that has kept its footing in the modern watch world, it is a watch that every collector should have in their collection. If you don’t want to pay the oft-exorbitant price tag for a dive watch, check out this list of top mechanical dive watches under 2000€. Oris Diver Sixty-Five The Oris Diver Sixty-Five features a large, robust […]

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