Komandirskie: The Soviet Union Field Watch

@therussianwatchcorner Throughout this time in “The Russian Watch Corner”, we have been presenting different articles that have dealt with the most significant watches made in the Soviet Union. Today it is the turn of perhaps the most well-known watch (with the possible exception of the Amphibia) to have come out of its factories. As you might have guessed, we are talking about the Vostok Komandirskie. We are well aware that, paradoxically, there is a lot of literature about these watches but very little real information on them. However, in this…

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Komandirskie: El Reloj De Campaña De La Unión Soviética

@therussianwatchcorner Durante este tiempo en “The Russian Watch Corner”, hemos ido presentando diferentes artículos que han versado sobre los relojes más significativos que se fabricaron en la Unión Soviética. Hoy es el turno para el que quizás sea el reloj más conocido (con permiso del Amphibia) que salió de sus fábricas. Como ya habréis adivinado, se trata del Vostok Komandirskie. Tenemos muy claro que hay mucha literatura sobre estos relojes y realmente poca información al respecto, algo que resulta paradójico. Pero en esta entrada nos vamos a centrar en los…

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Unique Soviet Watches In The Italian Market: Komandirskies

@timebehindtheironcurtain We continue our journey focusing on Soviet watches manufactured for the Italian market, which we started here and continued with a chapter dedicated to Raketa. Today, we shall examine Komandirskies, one of the most famous lines of watches from the USSR. Perhaps the most characteristic feature of the line is the large number of dial types and cases that can be found under the label. The first thing worthy of mention is that the Komandirskie design was conventional for a military watch, at least until the late 1980s. It is not completely…

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