Vostok-Europe

V-Watches is the exclusive distributor for Vostok-Europe watches in Greece and Cyprus

Vostok-Europe watches have been present on the Greek market since 2004

 

Vostok-Europe watches

 

 

In August of 2003 an agreement was reached between the Vilnius Koliz company and the Chystopol Watch Factory Vostok on the establishment of the joint company Koliz Vostok. The goal of the new company was the creation of a new watch series that would have both modern design and quality. Thus, the new watch brand Vostok-Europe was created


In April 2004 the first Vostok-Europe watch series was presented at the BaselWorld exhibition. The first Vostok-Europe collection consisted of 5 watch models including the model K3 Submarine that became the first Vostok-Europe bestseller. The watch names were devoted to the most significant achievements of Soviet science and technology and were united by the slogan: Vostok-Europe - Soviet Techno Design


During May 2004 the production of the watch movements 2426 and 2432 developed exclusively for Vostok-Europe began. The movement production line was developed by Runim Co.- a part of the Chystopol Watch Factory Vostok


In August 2004 the first Vostok-Europe watch shipments were sent to Germany, Poland, Greece and the USA

 

Vostok-Europe watches: Going to Extremes

 

In February 2005 Vostok-Europe watches become the official timekeeper of the Murmansk-Vladivostok race, which was held by the Russian company Expedition. This race helped testing Vostok-Europe watches under extreme conditions and placing them among the watches suitable for any extreme sport activity


By the year 2007 the number of countries where Vostok-Europe watches are being sold has risen to 30


In 2009 the Vostok-Europe Ekranoplan are the first Vostok-Europe watches with tritium illumination (tritium tubes). In 2010 the Anchar model is the first Vostok-Europe diving watch, combining both tritium tubes and water resistance up to 300 meters. Both Anchar and Ekranoplan watch models were extremely successful due to their authentic and highly attractive design. At the time Vostok-Europe starts using Seiko Instruments Inc. movements as well as Vostok and MIYOTA movements


Soon afterwards Vostok-Europe watches become the official watches of the Greek Football Federation
In 2011 the slogan of Vostok-Europe changes to For Going to Extremes. Moreover, during the same year Vostok-Europe watches become the official watches of the Free-Diving World Championship, the Greek Institute of Marine archeology, the auto-rally competition in Romania and the Enduro Rally in Lithuania. Lastly, world Muay Thai Champion Vadimir Moravcik (Slovakia) becomes a Vostok-Europe partner


Vostok-Europe regularly makes special editions of watches to NATO Army: for Underwater Demolition Units, for pilots of F-16 fighters and Apache helicopters, Submariners, Rescue Swimmers and many other troops


On the April 12th 2013 Vostok-Europe Lunokhod watch with multifunctional movement was launched out of the border of stratosphere – to the 16680 meters height – twice higher than Everest Mountain! The Vostok-Europe watch has perfectly survived -44 C temperature, 88mB vacuum and 1200mkR/h radiation level

 

Vostok-Europe watches: The Ambassadors

Vostok-Europe brand ambassador Benediktas Vanagas
 

World famous Lithuanian pilot, Unlimited Aerobatics World Champion Jurgis Kairys has been Vostok-Europe brand ambassador since the summer of 2013. Vostok-Europe designed several Limited Edition watches dedicated to Jurgis Kairys with his signature on the dial. All of them were completely sold out


In 2014 Vostok-Europe became a partner of famous Lithuanian racer Benediktas Vanagas – one of the most experienced racing drivers in Baltic countries. Vanagas and his team tested Vostok-Europe watches in the World’s toughest Dakar Rally and Vostok-Europe dedicated a number of Special Limited Edition to the famous racer. In 2019 Benedikatas Vanagas and Sebastian Rozwadowski finished Dakar 2019 at 5th position at the 10th stage and 11th in overal ranking

Other brand ambassadors for Vostok-Europe watches are Dr. Giorgos Sakkas, professor of Health Sciences at Plymouth Marjon University, UK, free diving athlete and coach and former Captain of the Greek National Free Diving Team. The Word’s Strongest Man Zydrunas BIG Z Savickas is a logn time Vostok-Europe brand ambassador

 

Vostok-Europe watches: Undine and newest models

Vostok-Europe Undine
 

In 2014 year Vostok Europe produced the first in the world watches with column-wheel automatic chronograph movement NE88 from SII (Japan). These watches were the first automatic chronographs in the Vostok Europe history and dedicated to the 10th anniversary of our company


In summer 2018 Vostok-Europe released its long awaited lady watch series Undine. The Greek freediver Danai Varveri undertook the testing of the new 20 ATM water resistant chronographs in real diving conditions. Varveri, mostly known for her World Record dive in 1999 to 40 meters without nay equipment in just 71 seconds becomes Vostok-Europe’s first female brand ambassador. Photos of Danai Varveri wearing Vostok-Europe watches underwater, taken by the best photographers from Greece and Cyprus become a successful advertising campaign for Vostok-Europe watches all over the world

 

Vostok-Europe Enegia Open Balance
 

In the beginning of 2019 new models with Power Reserve and Open Balance indications were released. The best selling Energia Bronze Open Balance, Energia Power Reserve and Gaz 14 Limousine Open Balance are based on the newest Seiko Epson YN84 automatic movement

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