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Incoming! Cardi-Vostok Chronoscope Captain Watch made in Russia (or CCCP) Cool

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Ethan_Mack  
Current mood:
January 19, 2013 06:25PM
First one is the actual item and second it a rather rough example of the same model, same case and hands.

This is my first non-vintage Russian (more retro-really) and definitely the first Vostok. I'm told that these were the affordable line of European Vostoks. While not really a collector of golden things - this one just happened to pop-up for an extremely affordable price. The totally campy-maritime aesthetic, especially in simulated painted gold, really amuses me - we'll see if I'm similarly amused when it lands. It looks & sounds to be in very good condition with no scratches to lens, bezel or case and comes in original packaging - so drop your anchors...and chronoscopes (?) Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off


"I was forgetting that it was night. The chronometer soon informed me of that fact;
and in a very short time, refreshed and thankful, we all three fell into a sound sleep
."
- Journey to the Center of the Earth, Jules Verne 1874



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 01/19/2013 06:29PM by Ethan_Mack.


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Incoming! Cardi-Vostok Chronoscope Captain Watch made in Russia (or CCCP) Cool Jpeg Attachments

Ethan_Mack1328January 19, 2013 06:25PM

From the Captain, a big Thumbs up! for this Capitan! Thumbs up! (n/t)

James T. KirkĀ©73January 20, 2013 09:04AM

Thank's Jim Thumbs up! Clapping! (n/t)

Ethan_Mack56January 20, 2013 02:57PM

That's a very cool piece of wrist candy. Nice catch! (n/t)

AlbertaTime76January 20, 2013 07:44AM

Thanks, Ron. This one's 'working overtime' if you know what i mean Wink (n/t)

Ethan_Mack59January 20, 2013 02:52PM

Four stars! (n/t)

Nuvolari83January 20, 2013 05:46AM

Aye-aye, Sir! The Dude abides! (n/t)

Ethan_Mack77January 20, 2013 02:51PM

Looks like you found a good one Ethan! Cool Two -Tone! Congrats! (n/t)

Timemiser74January 20, 2013 05:22AM

Thanks, Tim Smile (n/t)

Ethan_Mack53January 20, 2013 02:48PM

Congrats Ethan Thumbs Up Another beauty found Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto60January 20, 2013 05:17AM

Thx, Reto Thumbs up! (n/t)

Ethan_Mack58January 20, 2013 02:43PM

Well, all right! The coating might be >>

Dave M64January 20, 2013 03:18AM

Well, thats what Im talkin about! Clapping!

Ethan_Mack70January 20, 2013 08:57AM

+1 smile (n/t)

Ed Brandwein59January 20, 2013 04:42AM

That looks pretty cool! (n/t)

Lawrence Talbot77January 20, 2013 03:05AM

Spaseeba, tovarich! Was tired of not having a Watch made in Russia (or CCCP)

Ethan_Mack77January 20, 2013 07:48AM



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