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Rare Vintage 'Vostok' with mint 'Operation Desert Shield' dial.

Circa 1991-2

VOSTOK 'Operation Desert Shield' watches. In 1991, the Vostok Watch Factory produced by special order from the U.S. Pentagon a range of tribute watches with special symbols on the dial to honor the soldiers that served in Kuwait (the Gulf War) and unusual in that this was only possible after the fall of the 'Soviet Union' and the end of the 'Cold War' so the USA and Russia were at peace ;-)

Vostok movement 2409
Fully Mechanical, Manual winding (never buy watch batteries again)
Jewels: 17
Shock protection
Frequency: 19800 vph.
Daily rate from -20 to +60 s/day
Power reserve minimum: 40 h

The Vostok (East) Company was founded in 1942 and based at Chistopol, in 1965 the Vostok Company was appointed an official supplier of watches for the Defense Department of the Soviet Union.

This watch has been tested, runs
well and winds smoothly.

Case Dimensions are Lug width 18mm x 33mm dia x 40mm high (incl. lugs) x 10mm deep.

Comes with brand new Nato Desert Camo Strap 18mm .

Note ... Has minor marks, scratches and dints consistent with age. No guarantees are given as to water resistance, reliability or accuracy.
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