Symbols on the clock-face:
On the watch face, over the axis of the hands, there is the image of an officer’s chest badge “Space Forces Specialist”, of the standard of 1989.
The badge represents a real-like image of soaring goldish wings, each consisted of ten feathers. In the centre of a white oval with a laurel wrench, on the deep-blue background, there is a light-blue globe, belted with a goldish orbit of an artificial satellite. On the top of the wrench there is a five-pointed star with a golden edging.
On the lower part of the face there are the “Komandirskie” trade mark and the nameplate of the watch factory “Vostok”.
Under the six-hour point – the inscription: “Made in Russia”.
The soaring wings symbolize the rate and efficiency of completing of the tasks set.
Golden is the color of generosity.
The laurel wrench is a symbol of glory, victory and peace.
The golden orbit is a symbol connected with exploration and using of cosmic space.
Red five-pointed star is the emblem of the Soviet Army an ancient symbol of protection and power.
On the back cover (caseback) of stainless steel there is an image of the Russian Federation State Emblem. It is circumferentially surrounded by embossed inscription detached by two stars: “RUSSIA” “WATERPROOF”.
The bracelet is made of genuine leather. The stiffening ribs, stamped on the bracelet, increase its life and make it more comfortable to wear.
Since 1965, this mechanical watch has won recognition and trust due to its high accuracy, surplus stocks of reliability and resistance to environmental stress.
Vostok Komandirskie were designed by Russian engineers for use in extremely harsh environments, where there is often no capacity for competent service of the mechanism. At the core of the watch are a reliable shock resistant mechanism,a dust and waterproof case and a special spherical glass.
During “Operation Desert Storm” U.S. military appreciated the practicality of this watch. Ten thousand copies of Vostok Komandirskie with commemorative symbols were made for the participants of the Operation under Ministry of Defense’s order. These watches are valuable relics, kept today in many American families.