The tank watch
The tank watch belonged to the Hero of the Soviet Union V.P. Bezborodov. This cylindrical shaped watch was fastened to the tank dashboard. There are two terminals for connecting wires on the frame backside. The hands, numbers and the dial are coated by phosphor for usability in the dark hours. The basis of the device is a metal cylinder. There is a moving black ring with protective glass located on the front side of the cylinder under which the dial is located. The ring with notches is for installing the "warranty period" and winding the watch. In the center of the dial there is an engraving "5 Days" (the inscription means the stock of the watch) and also the number of the watch 30992. The weight is 300 grams as the inscription on the back cover certifies. The watch was made in the USSR in the 1940s.