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I am obsessed with looking at these on fleebay..i would love a cheap starter Vostok...any recommendations?

 

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I have loads of Vostoks some of which I`ve owned for many years, I haven`t had a duff one yet so my suggestion is just buy which ever one you fancy 
Whats the difference between vostok and vostok europe?

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15 minutes ago, MSC said:

I think this review of a well known Vostok is very honest and worth a read before buying one.

I think the main complaints are the lume, crystal, bezel and bracelet so that pretty much the whole watch lol.

https://divewatchesblog.com/reviews/vostok-amphibia-review/

And for balance, here is why they are brilliant …

https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/vostok-amphibia

 

1 hour ago, Brava210 said:

Whats the difference between vostok and vostok europe?

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Vostok Europe are vastly inferior to proper Vostoks :)

 

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1 hour ago, Brava210 said:

any recommendations?

Yes, buy a new one that you like, and ignore the detractors. Any scratches on the Crystal are easily polished out. There is nothing wrong with the bezel, and the bracelet is cheap and easy to replace. Have a look here,

https://meranom.com

It'll take you about a month to go through all the models.

Good luck. :thumbsup:

No bracelet on this one.

Vostok_Amphibia_SE_150b04-01-480x480.web

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Yes, buy a new one that you like, and ignore the detractors. Any scratches on the Crystal are easily polished out. There is nothing wrong with the bezel, and the bracelet is cheap and easy to replace. Have a look here,
https://meranom.com
It'll take you about a month to go through all the models.
Good luck. 
No bracelet on this one.
Vostok_Amphibia_SE_150b04-01-480x480.webp
Very cool...

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What about a Komandirskie to start?

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The handsets on the SEs are much nicer.

Black bezel ones sell out more quickly.

If you can get one without a date it'll save you hours of faffing about and look better too.

IMHO

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1 hour ago, Brava210 said:

I do like the 811783 komandirske0a52d14111d13341eae4dd7822484f28.jpg

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Go for it. :thumbsup:

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4 hours ago, Brava210 said:

 

I am obsessed with looking at these on fleebay..i would love a cheap starter Vostok...any recommendations?

 

Thanks

 

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I own two, and love them both. The most iconic is arguably the Amphibia Radio Room. Comes with a black or white dial. Here is mine

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47 minutes ago, Brava210 said:

I already have.....emoji33.png

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Good for you. I’ve had three different models so far although the radio room is my personal favourite. Easy to mod too. 

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2 minutes ago, Jet Jetski said:

It's a real man's watch, cooler than a Tag ...

 

 

 

Had to correct that error. :character0275:

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19 hours ago, Watch_Me said:

Vostok is a nice watch when you receive a good discount. I had one, tje crystal is mineral and the lume was weak

 Movement and case were alright! 

The crystal is usually acrylic on Amphibias, and they're already pretty cheap. Agreed about the lume though, utter pants :laugh:

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