About the Collection:
Journey to the East...take the train from Prague to Minsk and on to Moscow. Step back in time to when Cold winds swirled and ground-breaking Soviet technology was among the world's most coveted secrets. Now, fast-forward to today...walls have fallen, edicts withdrawn, a new Europe, a new Russia..with free-flowing ideas, designs, and technology.
The intriguing timepieces of Vostok-Europe travel this path as modern acheivements in time inspired by historic Russian design and technology form the 1960s and 70s. "Vostok" means "east" in Russian, and the Eastern influence in these timepieces is undeniable. From Russian-made movements to sleek, European styling, the well-traveled timepieces of Vostok-Europe offer collectors and casual watch fans an exciting, thought-provoking alternative to cookie-cutter watch designs.
About Craig Hester:
Guest Craig Hester, known in the watch business as The Watch Industry's Favorite Komrade, is widely regarded as one of the world's leading authorities on true Russian built timepieces. Craig's vast knowledge and true passion for Russian watches makes him the perfect choice to lead your expedition into the intriguing world of Soviet-era technology and design.