Poljot watches history
is connected with the history of Russian and Soviet aviation.
All Soviet battle airplanes were completed with airborne
clocks made in the 1-st Moscow watch factory from 1930-s.
The pilots and navigators of military aviation could not
fly without a wristwatch with "The 1-st Kirov MWF" mark
and later with "Poljot" (Flight) mark.
Poljot Watches - First
Watches in Space
Poljot watches were taken
into the first space flight in the history of man on April
12 1961 by Yuriy Alekseevich Gagarin. It was the model "Shturmanskie"
(Navigator's). Poljot watch successfully sustained the
space trial. The staff of the enterprise maintained close
contacts with the cosmonauts: during the time in space our
cosmonauts observed the factories devices of time. Poljot
watches were taken to space flights by astronauts from France,
Russia, Germany, Ukraine, and set a record in duration of
a space flight together with V.V. Poljakov.
Poljot Watches - President Watches
The high level of technological
development, design and the high quality of Poljot watches
are also confirmed by the fact that the administration of
the President of Russia has chosen a Poljot watch 3133 as
a government award "From President of Russia"!
Poljot watches possess the
heightened reliability, accuracy of the run, durability
of clock-works. Thanks to the modern classic design which
is capable to satisfy tastes of the most refined buyers,
high quality of production, perfectly organized service
and reasonable prices, Poljot watches won the recognition
not only at the Russian watch market but also at the foreign
The history of Vostok
watches dates back to 1942 when one of the Moscow watch-making
plants was evacuated to a little town Chistopol located
on the Kama River in the central region of Russia. All manner
of Defence equipment was made at the factory during the
war years. As soon as the war was over, however, they started
to make mechanical wristwatches - the main production ever
since. In 1965, the factory became an official supplier
of the Soviet Union Department of Defence. This year marks
the creation of the world famous "Komandirskie" (Commander's)
wristwatches that demonstrate the highest standards of precision,
reliability, and resistance to unfavourable conditions.
Nowadays, Vostok wristwatches are awarded various international
prizes and prove very popular both in Russia and abroad
for a combination of high precision, reliability and modern