Unusual Military Type Botock? your thoughts....?

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    Cool Unusual Military Type Botock? your thoughts....?

    Cruising the bay I ran across this watch 330605012681 ( would create a link if I knew how). Its a military type Botock (komandirskie?) with what is for me an unusual and attractive form. normally I dont like these watches but this one is understated. Im not at all into the dial design, so I wont buy it. But Ive never seen anything like its shape style before and so I was curious..... For all I know its commonplace..but maybe not? Any info appreciated for the pure pleasure of knowing. Maybe some one else is interested..if so go for it... Thanks.


    http://www.ebay.com/itm/330605012681
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    Re: Unusual Military Type Botock? your thoughts....?

    Don't know about the watch, but the missile system is the SA-4 GANEF (NATO designation)...one thing I do have a little expertise in is former Soviet weaponry. Seele or schnurrp probably know a lot about the case design, etc. It is POST Soviet breakup. So made in early to mid 90's. It's a strange looking case design. AND the only thing 'military' about it is the picture of the SAM system.
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    Re: Unusual Military Type Botock? your thoughts....?

    Very elaborate bezel indeed, that would require IMHO a non-military dial!
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    Re: Unusual Military Type Botock? your thoughts....?

    Looks a lot like this one (sold by Ukrainian seller "Rosso20" about eight years ago, not more active).

    Same "asymmetrical" design, except bezel, dial and coating of course

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    Re: Unusual Military Type Botock? your thoughts....?

    Here it should be a. http://www.ebay.com/itm/330605012681#ht_3742wt_1155 Here it seems the right watch. Although the seller from Ukraine
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    Re: Unusual Military Type Botock? your thoughts....?

    Here your offer:

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    Alright, I found that it is a Vostok "679"

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    There are similar new styles of casings for Vostok, some possibly made by Belarus based Vympel:

    Here a Vostok "641"
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