Vostok Operation Desert Shield Watch - Rare Model for Collection

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Vostok Operation Desert Shield Description 

The Vostok Operation Desert Shield Watch is a rare model from the 1980's, and is ideal for collectors. It is a mechanical watch and features a 39mm stainless steel case, which gives it a robust and durable feel. The strap is made from nylon, which is known for its strength and durability. This watch was produced during the Soviet Union era specifically for the soldiers during the Operation Desert Shield. The watch was made to withstand extreme conditions and so it is built to last. The watch is a rare collectible item, not only because of its historical significance but also its unique features and the ruggedness that it was built with.

Operation Desert Shield Watch History

A very unusual and unique watch, that was ordered by the US Army from the Soviet Vostok factory.

In 1991, Vostok factory produced 40 thousand watches with special symbols on the dial for a special order from the Pentagon. They were presented as a gift to the servicemen who participated in Operation "Desert Shield".

Rare Model for Collection Characteristics

  • Year: 1980's
  • Movement: Mechanical
  • Case size: 39 mm
  • Case materials: Stainless Steel
  • Strap material: Nylon. 

Rare Watch Benefits 

  • Historical significance: This watch was produced during the Soviet Union era specifically for the soldiers during the Operation Desert Shield, which makes it a rare collectible item and a valuable piece of history.
  • Durability: The watch was built to withstand extreme conditions, the stainless steel case makes it robust and resistant to scratches and corrosion, and the nylon strap is strong and resistant to wear and tear.
  • Mechanical Movement: Mechanical watches are considered to be more traditional, and they are known for being more durable and require less battery replacement.
  • Size: The 39mm case size is suitable for most men and women, it is not too big nor too small and it fits comfortably.
  • Ruggedness: The watch was made for soldiers, so it is built to last and to withstand any kind of situation.
  • Rarity: As it was made for soldiers during a specific operation, this model is a rare collectible and a unique item to have in your collection.
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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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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 !