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Are Vostok Amphibia watches any good?

Are Vostok Amphibia watches any good?

Cheap, quirky, and reliable – the Amphibia is an interesting watch with a rich history, something truly unique in a world dominated by the Swiss and Japanese.

Did the Vostok Amphibia go to space?

A famous Soviet cosmonaut G.M. Grechko owned the Vostok Amphibia watch and in 1975 they traveled with him in space on Soyuz-17 and the space station Salyut-4. Since then it was installed on almost every watch that has been produced by the factory.

How long does a Vostok Amphibia last?


Amphibia Raketa vs Vostok Power reserve Water resistance
Raketa 40 hours, self-winding automatic movement 40 ATM
Vostok 31 hours, self-winding automatic movement 20 ATM

Where can I buy a Vostok amphibian Classic watch?

Vostok Watch Russian Amphibian Classic 120811 can be purchased at official retailer of Vostok Watch-Makers Inc.. The first Amphibia watches were manufactured in 1967 in the USSR by Chistopol watch factory «Vostok». Professional seamen, divers and submariners gave their preference to Amphibia watches because of their simplicity and reliability.

What are the different types of Vostok Amphibia cases?

Types of cases and their comparative sizes are presented on the picture: Different Amphibia models except of design have in fact 2 main differences: – Strap (bracelet) width 18 or 22 millimeters. Both of these parameters depend on the model case. the index of date is absent in models with 090 case and is present in the 710 and 420 cases.

What is the blue dial on a Vostok Amphibia?

Blue “dude” is the poured dial of a metallic color with volume hour tags. Color can change depending on a series — from “cornflower-blue” to “turquoise”.

What kind of movement does a Vostok classic have?

Mechanical Watch Vostok Amphibian Classic 170549. Vostok 2415.01 automatic movement. This watch has both a manual winding as well as an automatic winding. Screw-down crown (steel). Water resistance 20 atm (200 meters) – i.e. can be used for diving. In a set: watch, passport for a product, classic in.. 5012Р.