Vintage Soviet Dive Vostok Desert Shield Amphibia Watch

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Vostok Desert Shield Amphibia Watch Description

The Vostok Desert Shield vintage watch is a distinctive timepiece that embodies a unique blend of history and craftsmanship. The watch features a classic and durable stainless steel case. The dial is adorned with a military-inspired design, incorporating the Desert Shield logo that adds a touch of historical significance.

Vostok Desert Shield Amphibia History

An American businessman, Bruce Erikson, got an idea: importing watches made in the USSR to the United States. 10,000 watches were to be supplied. The timepieces destined to commemorate the famous military action – operation “Desert Shield”. Operation Desert Shield was the initial phase of the Gulf War, a conflict that took place in the early 1990s. The dial features an American flag surrounded by Saudian coat of arms: two crossed tribal swords under a Phoenix palm tree.

Whether you're a collector seeking a unique piece of history or an individual with a penchant for vintage style, the Vostok Desert Shield vintage watch is a captivating choice that seamlessly blends nostalgia with precision craftsmanship.

Soviet Dive Vostok Desert Shield Amphibia Watch Characteristics

  • Year: 1980's
  • Movement: Mechanical
  • Case materials: Stainless Steel
  • Strap materials: Nylon
  • Made in USSR.

Soviet Dive Vostok Desert Shield Amphibia Benefits

  1. Historical Significance: This watch is not just a timepiece but a piece of history. It commemorates Operation Desert Shield, a pivotal moment in the early 1990s Gulf War, making it a significant item for history enthusiasts and collectors.

  2. Unique Design: The watch features a military-inspired design, with an American flag and the Saudi coat of arms, symbolizing the collaboration during Operation Desert Shield. This unique design makes it a standout piece in any collection.

  3. Durability: Made with a stainless steel case, the Vostok Desert Shield watch is built to last. Stainless steel is known for its resistance to corrosion and tarnishing, ensuring the watch maintains its appearance over time.

  4. Precision Craftsmanship: As a mechanical watch, it represents the precision and skill of Soviet-era craftsmanship. Mechanical watches are often appreciated for their intricacy and the skill required to create them.

  5. Vintage Appeal: For those who appreciate vintage styles, this watch is a perfect choice. It reflects the design and technology of the 1980s, offering a retro aesthetic that is both fashionable and nostalgic.

  6. Limited Edition: With only 10,000 pieces made, this watch is a rare find. Its limited production adds to its value as a collector's item and makes it more desirable for watch enthusiasts and collectors.

  7. Comfort and Practicality: The nylon strap provides comfort and durability, making the watch suitable for everyday wear as well as special occasions.

  8. Cultural Connection: Made in the USSR, this watch offers a glimpse into the Soviet era, appealing to those interested in Soviet history and culture.

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Watch servicing information

All the watches in our shop are in working condition and have been serviced by a professional watchmaker. We always check the watch again before shipping.


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Processing time: 3-5 business days for all countries and delivery methods.

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Why should you buy watches from our store?

1. We are selling rare, beautiful and unique vintage and customized watches

2. For an extra fee you can purchase watch gift box or additional strap in our shop

3. We can personalize the purchased items per your specifications

4. We can engrave the back of the watch per your specifications, including choice of fonts, at extra $2 per each letter or symbol - contact us for this option

5. We provide guarantee for all sold watches

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