Vintage First Man In Space Gagarin Vostok 1 Automatic Amphibian Watch – Working
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Vintage First Man In Space Gagarin Vostok 1 Automatic Amphibian Watch – Working.
A very cool blue Vostok automatic watch, commemorating Vostok1 the first rocket in space.
Beneath the 12 mark is an image of Vostok1, Yuri Gagarin’s space rocket. Vostok1 took Gagarin into space on the 12th April 1961 making him the first human to leave the planet. Above the 6 mark is the word ‘automatic’ written in Russian.
The crown is a screwdown crown, the bezel rotates, seals inside the back and a glowing lume on the hands. Though this is a divers watch and has seals etc, we would recommend having this professionally sealed before diving or put under water. A great collectors piece in good vintage condition. On the back of the case it reads in Russian ‘amphibia’ ‘automatic’ and ‘waterproof to a depth of 200m’.
Presented on a blue nylon NATO strap to compliment the blue dial.
Type – Diver
Condition – great condition overall. Case great has some minor surface scratching with the odd slight deeper scratch/chip. Dial great some specs of dirt. Crystal has been professionally polished minor surface scratching may remain. Wound and Tested and keeping good time over night.
Country of manufacture – CCCP
Brand – Vostok
Movement – Wind up
Case Material – Chromium Plated
Case width excl. crown Approx – 42.5m
Case size lug-to-lug – 43.6mm
Thickness – 11.4mm
Lug width – 18mm
Strap – Nylon NATO strap
Terms of Sale
Payment required within 24 hours of purchase or will be relisted if an online sale. I personally change or polish crystal/Plexiglass to a high standard and straps plus test the watches for efficiency unless specified in title and description. The pictures provided form part of the description and should be checked thoroughly. I do not service the watches, only refurbish unless specified in title/description. I am happy to discuss work done on watches and every effort is taken to keep the watch completely original. If I have changed something I will detail it in the listing. All stock is stored in a secure facility until sale and therefore extra pictures cannot be provided.
In working/serviced condition watches are guaranteed by -5/+5 minutes and is checked manually, item in working condition and keeps time to the best of my knowledge and runs for at least 12+ hours, give or take -5/+5 minutes over 24 hours from a full wind, unless specified in the description. With any vintage watch not serviced, there could be a few minutes lost or gained over 24 hours. Item has been wound and left stationary running over night and face up, to make sure the watch is functional. We do not check power reserves/amplitude nor do we put them on a timegrapher, if it works for 12+ hours, it will be sold as working. With any vintage watch we recommend a service, this can be arranged at a cost by us or we can provide recommendations, please contact us if you would like to arrange this before purchasing. The best way to describe a vintage watch is like an old car, regular servicing, oil and care will keep your watch healthy and improve longevity. With all our listings we offer a 30 day money back guarantee on online for UK buyers, as long as the watch arrives back to us in the same working condition.
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