“Honorary Officer of KGB” is the highest departmental award of the State Security Committee of the USSR. The last awarding of the pin badge took place in 1990. During the period of its existing award 7,375 people were awarded with it.
The pin badge was awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Committee of State Security (KGB) and the Border Troops for their outstanding achievements in the service, displaying initiative and perseverance.
Summer field clothing (jacket and trousers ) Spetsnaz – the official uniform of the KGB Border Troops and Russian Army.
Coloration: “Autumn Leaf”, also known as “Birch”, “Partisan”, “Border Guard “(official naming – KLMK- 2).
The costume is made of thick cotton fabric of the density of 320 g / sq m.
The Spetsnaz suit is designed specially for combat operations in the mountainous and border areas.
It is a set of masking summer colors with deforming the contours of a soldier’s figure.
Elastics and ties on the costume are designed to protect from wind and dust.
The commemorative pin badge was awarded together with the Certificate of Merit to the military and civilian personnel who have served in the armed forces of the KGB, including the border troops, for not less than 10 years, as well as other citizens of the Soviet Union who to assisted in resolving the tasks entrusted to the State Security Committee.
Automatic movement with a safety device keeping the spring safe from overwinding;
Scale: 12 hrs;
Date calendar of instant action;
Height 1/4 inch (6.3 mm);
31 ruby jewels;
Totally wound movement run not less than 31 hrs.
The hands, clock-face, elements of decoration are covered with phosphor paint accumulating light (superluminova), allowing to see the watch in any conditions, including in the dark.