MOLNIJA 3602 - FSB II Russian mechanical pocket watch KGB service watch Russia
- MOLNIJA 3602 pocket watch from Russia
- FSB II motif - KGB service watch
- Dial: white, hands: blue, digits / indices: black & Roman, Molnija logo in Cyrillic and the inscription "Made in Russia" in Cyrillic
- 15 ruby ??stones, manual wind, anchor escapement
- Housing made of nickel silver
On the hinged cover on the background of the Russian flag is the coat of arms with the sword and the protective shield with the Russian double-headed eagle, the back cover is adorned with the Kremel and the Cyrillic inscription "For Merit"
The Federal Agency for Security of the Russian Federation, literally: Federal Service for Security of the Russian Federation is the domestic intelligence service of the Russian Federation. With the exception of foreign espionage, he is responsible for the entire infrastructure of the former KGB (Committee for State Security). The tasks of the FSB mainly extend to state security, domestic espionage and border protection in Russia.
3602 Molnija caliber, manual wind, 15 jewels, Breguet spiral balance, balance escapement oscillation 18000, power reserve when fully wound: 38+ hours
Time display: hours / minutes / seconds
INDICATORS | SHOW:
Small seconds at position 9
Heavy nickel silver case (no mass production made of chrome-plated brass), Ø 51mm, height 4.6mm
Dial: white, hands: blue, digits / indices: black & Roman, Molnija logo in Cyrillic and the inscription "Made in Russia" in Cyrillic
The Molnija 3602, which was produced for almost fifty years, between 1960 and 2008.
It goes back to the Cortebert 616 produced in Switzerland in the 30s / 40s, the machines of which were probably sold to Russia afterwards.
In the course of time, this work has been modified several times, above all the height has increased by over a millimeter, and the decoration has become more and more economical, until towards the end almost no decorative cuts or other decorations were applied.