Expedition North Pole-1 (Ceверный полюс-1) was the first Soviet manned drifting station used for scientific hydrological and geographical research of polar area. The North Pole-1 polar station was opened on June 6, 1937 some 20 kilometers from the North Pole and operated for 9 months, during which the ice floe travelled 2,850 kilometers. The expedition ended 75 years ago - on February 19, 1938 the Soviet ice breakers took four polar explorers , hydrobiologist Piotr Shirshov, geophysicist Yevgeny Fiodorov, radioman Ernst Krenlek and the leader Ivan Papaninov, from the station close to the eastern coast of Greenland.
|Movement||24 jewel decorated automatic NH35A SII Japanese movement. Can be hand wound and second stop (hack) is possible.|
|Tolerance||Main daily rate from -10 to +30 s/day|
|Subdials||24-hours disc; Day & Night Indicator|
|Calendar||Between 4 and 5 O'clock Position|
|Crystal||Anti-reflective mineral crystal, 4.5 mm thick, semi-domed|
|Case Material||316L Surgical Grade Stainless Steel w/ Black PVD Plating
|Case Width||47 mm across. 18 mm thick.|
|Case Back||Closed, etched caseback.|
|Strap Material||Leather (optional silicon and NATO ballistic available). Watch comes with only one strap unless additional version is purchased. Leather and silicon straps 8.5 inches without watch. NATO 13 inches without watch|
|Strap Measurement||24 mm|
|Water Resistance||20 ATM -- 200 Meters -- 656 Feet|
|Other Features||True numbered limited edition of only 3000 per dial|
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