Established by Chasprom (USSR watch industry central agency) for the
foreign marketing of Soviet watches.
Late 1970s some Hong Kong assembly of Soviet manufactured
Mid 1980s introduction of Asian components into Hong Kong
assembled quartz watches, in parallel with Soviet production of
quartz and mechanical watches.
1986 Hong Kong production of some entirely non-Soviet quartz
1992 end of Soviet Union and dispersion of Chasprom
enterprises, privatization of Russian watch factories begins.
1993 Sekonda(UK) abandons Russian manufacturers in favour of
all-Asian watch suppliers.
Models of note include Sekonda-badged versions of 'Strela'
chronograph used in the Soviet space program, and Poljot De Luxe
All Soviet produced Sekondas are signed 'USSR', however post-Soviet
Russian models are never labelled 'Russia'. Soviet-era, non-'USSR'
models are made in Hong Kong from Japanese and Taiwanese parts.