Vintage Soviet Vostok Mickey Mouse Watch for Collection

$590.00
Dispatches from Poland

Soviet Vostok Mickey Mouse Watch Description

"Vostok" is a Soviet brand of watches, was based in Chistopol. The company produces mainly rugged military and amfibian mechanical watches. It also makes clocks and watch movements for other watch brands.

The dial of the watch shows famous character from the “Mickey Mouse” cartoon. A real find for those who collects items with cartoon characters!

In the 1970's, the cartoon culture was gaining momentum in the USSR, cartoon characters such as Mickey Mouse were increasingly popular in the USSR. These cartoon characters won the hearts of not only children, but also adults, in honor of this in the late 1970s the Soviet watch brand “Vostok” released a limited series of vintage watches with cartoon characters.

Now such watches are a real rarity and are in demand among collectors and those who fond of vintage watches.

Vostok Mickey Mouse Watch Characteritics 

  • Year: 1970's
  • Movement: Mechanical Cal.2403
  • Case materials: Brass, Stainless Steel
  • Case size: 37 mm
  • Strap materials: Leather
  • Made in USSR.

Vostok Mickey Mouse Benefits

  1. Historical Significance: As a product of the 1970s, this watch represents a unique period in Soviet history where Western cartoon culture, epitomized by Mickey Mouse, began to permeate the USSR. It symbolizes a blend of Eastern and Western cultures during a significant era.

  2. Rarity and Collectibility: Being a limited series release, the Vostok Mickey Mouse Watch is a rare find. Its scarcity adds to its value and appeal among collectors, especially those who specialize in Soviet-era memorabilia or unique timepieces.

  3. Unique Design and Artwork: The watch features the iconic Mickey Mouse character on its dial, a design choice that is both charming and unusual for Soviet watchmaking of the time. This makes it a standout piece for display and admiration.

  4. Quality Craftsmanship: Vostok is known for producing rugged, reliable military and amphibian watches. This heritage suggests that the Mickey Mouse watch is not just a novelty item but a well-crafted timepiece.

  5. Cultural and Nostalgic Value: For those who grew up during the 1970s or have an affinity for Soviet culture, the watch offers a nostalgic journey back in time. It’s a tangible piece of a bygone era that resonates with personal and cultural memories.

  6. Mechanical Movement: The watch's mechanical Cal.2403 movement is appreciated by enthusiasts for its traditional watchmaking craftsmanship, distinct from modern quartz or digital movements.

  7. Durable Materials: With a brass and stainless steel case, and a leather strap, the watch is built to last. These materials ensure durability while also contributing to its vintage aesthetic.

  8. Investment Potential: Due to its rarity, historical significance, and unique design, the watch has potential as an investment piece. Its value could appreciate over time, especially as vintage Soviet-era collectibles continue to gain interest worldwide.

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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.

Delivery

Standard delivery: 10-20 business days depending on country.

Express delivery: 3-10 business days depending on country.

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

6. If there is a particular watch you are looking for, feel free to write to us and we will try to locate it for you !