Cardi-Vostok Capitan mechanical watch

3,500.00

Soviet mechanical Cardi-Vostok wrist watch with manual winding

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Description

Cardi-Vostok Capitan watch – 17 jewels

 

The story of this watch is quite obscure: according to the numerous sources in russian forums these were made by a certain factory in Moscow in early to mid 1990s. The Cardi Vostoks and Raketas were the signature watches found on many small time businessmen / gangsters’ wrists in the murky 1990s following the collapse of Soviet Union.

Watches were assembled using original Vostok movements made on Chistopolsky Watch Factory “VOSTOK”, USSR.

 

The watch is mechanical and does not need batteries to operate.

 

Cardi Vostok has mechanical lever movement and manual winding.

 

CASE SIZE 45x40mm

THICKNESS 11mm

LUG WIDTH 18mm

TYPE  Mechanical

MOVEMENT 2414

FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Seconds, Calendar

 

Watch went through a complete service by a professional watch tech and keeps good time.

 

Comes complete with black rubber strap.

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About the watch factory

Watch Factory “VOSTOK” – began as the “2nd State Watch Factory” was evacuated during World War 2 to Chistopol in 1941.
In 1943 began producing Kirovskie watch – first soviet man’s wrist watch earlier made on 1st Moscow Watch Factory. From 1949 famous “Podeba” watches were made here.
From 1962 “Commander’s” watch Vostok were made on the factory.
Since 1969 factory was official supplier of Ministry of Defence, all watches produced were branded as “Vostok”
Other brands produced: Albatros, Amphibia, Buran, Chaika, General’s, Kama, Kolos, Comandirskie, Mir, Pobeda, Saturn, Sekonda, Sputnik, Svet, Uran, Vostok