The history of OAO Chistopol Watch Factory was founded in 1942 when one of the Moscow watch-making plants of the First Moscow Watch Factory was evacuated to Chistopol, a small town located on the Kama River in Tatarstan. Only defense equipment was produced during the war years, but as soon as the war was over the company started making mechanical wrist watches.
However, the Company did not begin using the "Vostok" (Wostok) brand name until the 1960s. The company was appointed an official supplier of watches for the Defense Department of the Soviet Union in 1965.
This year also marks the creation of the well known Komandirskie ("Commander's") watch. The experience gained through development of the army watch led to the Amphibian, a stainless-steel watch able to withstand a 200 meter depth. By 1980, Vostok Watch Makers was producing 4.5 million timepieces per year. Watches issued to the military were marked "?????" meaning By Order of the Ministry of Defense of the USSR. Today, these models have become sought-after collectibles. I bring to your attention rare vintage. , translated as "East") was a class of single-pilot crewed spacecraft built by the Soviet Union. The first human spaceflight was accomplished with Vostok 1 on April 12, 1961, by Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.
The Vostok programme made six crewed spaceflights from 1961 through 1963. This was followed in 1964 and 1965 by two flights of Vostok spacecraft modified for up to three pilots, identified as Voskhod. By the late 1960s, these were replaced with Soyuz spacecraft, which are still used as of 2022.
This watch is self-winding type. During normal wear, therefore, the mainspring is wound spontaneously by the motion of your wrist. Metal chrome case with screwed crown and back stainless steel cover.
The watch-case face ring is rotates. The case is dust-proof and waterproof. This watch has original movement with rare caliber 2416B and 21 jewels. Balance on the watch have shock-proof device.
On the dial, hours markers. On face side, dome glass is plastic. To the watch a new elastic bracelet is added in a gift.Been restored, checked and calibrated by a master watchmaker. This unique watch was kept till our time in good condition. Getting such thing you do good capital investment. Every year the price for them will increase only! This watch is a stylish acquisition for collectors, 100% satisfaction, and good present or for everyday use! Diameter of the case with crown. Diameter of the case: 40.
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