Abraham-Louis Breguet is generally credited with creation of the world's first wristwatch back in 1810. However, the style would only become popular among men and women alike in early 20th century. Until then, wristwatches had been marketed as bracelets, for women. However, World War I proved the practicality of wearing a watch on the wrist, especially due to the importance of synchronizing military maneuvers. The trend carried over to peacetime. Russian watch history began in 1930 with founding of the first Moscow watch factory that produced Pobeda and Poljot brands. Another one - Sturmanskie - was worn by Yuri Gagarin on his maiden flight to space in 1961. To celebrate the success and flawless work of all systems, the Raketa brand was launched the same year. A decade earlier, a factory located in Zlatoust began producing waterproof stainless steel diver watches with luminous hands and dials. Other notable brands include Vostok (their military-style Komandirskie and Amphibia lines), Slava, and Luch. Most of the mentioned brands are still produced nowadays. Original design and high quality movements make Russian watches a great choice when looking for a classic reliable timepiece.
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Amphibia Vostok Soviet Watch

Amphibia Vostok Komandirskie stainless steel watch with calendar. For years Vostok Chistopol factory has been the official supplier of the…

Arctic Expedition Russian Watch

Stainless steel Raketa watch dedicated to Russian endeavors in exploration of the North Pole. Imported from Moscow, Russia. Ships within…

CCCP Vintage Style Watch

Vintage style chrome plated stainless steel watch. Dial features CCCP, abbreviation of the Soviet Union. Mechanical movement: 17 ruby jewels.…

Classic Vostok Komandirskie Watch

Vostok Komandirskie stainless steel watch with calendar featuring classic dial design. For years Vostok Chistopol factory has been the official…

Gagarin Vostok Soviet Watch

Vostok Komandirskie stainless steel watch featuring Yuri Gagarin, who was the first human to journey into outer space. For years…

Il-2 Shturmovik Russian Watch

Chrome plated watch featuring the Ilyushin Il-2, regarded as the best ground attack aircraft of World War II. Mechanical movement:…

KGB Vostok Komandirskie Watch

Vostok Komandirskie watch in a stainless steel case with chrome plating featuring the Soviet KGB's coat of arms on the…

MiG-29 Poljot Komandirskie Watch

Poljot Komandirskie watch by the First Moscow Watch Factory featuring the MiG-29, famous fighter jet designed in the Soviet Union.…

Paratrooper Soviet Vostok Watch

Vostok Komandirskie watch in a stainless steel case with chrome plating featuring the Soviet Paratrooper Forces' crest on the dial.…

Red Star Raketa Watch

Titanium nitride plated wrist watch featuring main attributes of the Soviet Union. Raketa mechanical movement on 17 ruby jewels. Case…

Russian Air Force Vostok Watch

Vostok Komandirskie watch in a stainless steel case with chrome plating and calendar. Dial features a Russian Air Force fighter…

Russian Artillery Vostok Watch

Vostok Komandirskie silver-colored stainless steel automatic watch with calendar. Dial features attributes of Artillery and Rocket Forces, the Russian Army's…

Russian Battleship Vostok Watch

Vostok Komandirskie stainless steel watch featuring a Russian Navy battleship on the dial. For years Vostok Chistopol factory has been…

Russian Flag Slava Watch

Chrome plated stainless steel watch with calendar by Second Moscow Watch Factory (Slava) featuring the Russian double-headed eagle coat of…

Russian Navy Vostok Watch

Vostok Komandirskie stainless steel watch featuring a Russian Navy destroyer on the dial. For years Vostok Chistopol factory has been…

S-13 Submarine Raketa Watch

Chrome plated Raketa watch featuring the S-13, famous Soviet submarine that successfully torpedoed Nazi Wilhelm Gustloff flagship and General Steuben…

Slava Russian Military Watch

Authentic Russian quartz watch by Slava. Features the T-90, the main Russian Army tank. Specifications: aluminum body, mineral glass, 3…

Soviet Vostok Komandirskie Watch

Vostok Komandirskie watch in a stainless steel case with chrome plating featuring all branches of the Soviet military forces on…

Submarine Soviet Vostok Watch

Vostok Komandirskie automatic watch in a stainless steel case with chrome plating featuring a Soviet submarine on the dial. For…

Tank Soviet Vostok Watch

Vostok Komandirskie watch in a stainless steel case with chrome plating featuring a Soviet tank on the dial. For years…

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