Vostok Commander’s watch – 17 jewels
MADE IN USSR!
Manufactured on Chistopolsky Watch Factory “VOSTOK”, USSR.
The company was appointed an official supplier of watches for the Defence Department of the Soviet Union in 1965. This year also marks the creation of the well known Komandirskie (“Commander’s”) watch.
“Заказ МО СССР” Vostok Komandirskie – made in the former Soviet Union.
Watches sold to the military were marked “ЗАКАЗ МО СССР,” meaning “Ordered by the Ministry of Defense of the USSR”. These models were sold exclusively through Voentorg stores, which catered to military personnel with identification only.
Today, these models have become sought-after collectibles.
The experience gained through development of the army watch led to the Amphibia, a stainless-steel watch able to withstand a 200 metre depth (20atm).
The watch is mechanical and does not need batteries to operate.
Original soviet “Commander’s” has mechanical lever movement and manual winding.
DATE June 1990
CASE SIZE 44x44mm
LUG WIDTH 18mm
FUNCTIONS Hours, Minutes, Seconds, Calendar
Watch been through a recent service by a professional watch tech and keeps good time.
Comes with box and passport (no strap included).
Modes of payment:
- Credit Cards (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover)
- BDO bank deposits (for Philippines customers only)
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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