Russia's 11 Time Zones On A Wristwatch

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Russia's 11 Time Zones On A Wristwatch

Postby koimaster » October 20th 2015, 9:34am

The largest country in the world, Russia has 11 time zones - all of which can be conveniently read on the dial of the Russian Time wristwatch by independent watchmaker Konstantin Chaykin, best known for his spaceship inspired Lunokhod Bulat. Each of the time zones can be read according to city names representing each time zone, or by a map of Russia.


Central hour and minute hands on the Russian Time wristwatch show local time anywhere in Russia, while the other 10 time zones can be conveniently read off the displays on the top or bottom half of the dial.


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Because each time zone is one hour from the next one, the time zones progressively advance in one hour intervals across the country. This is shown geographically with a Russian map at six o'clock, with the time zones corresponding to each area of the country outlined and shaded.

At 12 o'clock the time zones are denoted by the names of major cities in each time zone: Moscow, Chelyabinsk, Norilsk, Yakutsk, Chersky, Samara, Kaliningrad, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Anadyr, and Vladivostok. Because the two time zone discs are synchronised with the hands, advancing the time will also change the time zone display correspondingly.

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Re: Russia's 11 Time Zones On A Wristwatch

Postby foghorn » October 20th 2015, 9:37am

They can't even figure out a quick change date. This bastard must take a month to set up.
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Re: Russia's 11 Time Zones On A Wristwatch

Postby conjurer » October 20th 2015, 9:43am

foghorn wrote:They can't even figure out a quick change date. This bastard must take a month to set up.


Most Russkis are so jaked on brake fluid they don't know the time zone they're in, anyway.
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Re: Russia's 11 Time Zones On A Wristwatch

Postby biglove » October 20th 2015, 9:56am

Hell, I'd wear it. But for $14K, it can bite my flat white ass!
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Re: Russia's 11 Time Zones On A Wristwatch

Postby jason_recliner » October 20th 2015, 10:30am

Tough crowd! I reckon this is pretty cool, but I don't know why.
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Re: Russia's 11 Time Zones On A Wristwatch

Postby Jamesbee » October 20th 2015, 5:52pm

Doesn't look there is much in the way of Loom. Fail.
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Re: Russia's 11 Time Zones On A Wristwatch

Postby Mortuus » October 20th 2015, 8:31pm

It's very beautiful, and I like it very much. It is very easy to set up, as long as you know what the time is in Moscow, or any of the other major cities in Russia. Unfortunately, you have to be a Russian gangster/thug or Putin -- ah, but I repeat myself -- to afford the $13.5K price tag. C'est le mort...
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Re: Russia's 11 Time Zones On A Wristwatch

Postby conjurer » October 20th 2015, 11:15pm

One would have to be pretty jaked on brake fluid to pay nearly fourteen grand on a Russian watch.
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