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Excellence in the Air Force badge, "Classic Flat" version, 1950s issue.

Brass, enamels; 45.8 x 36.4 mm. Late type, described as "Classic Flat" in the "Breast Badges of the Red Army, 1941- 1945".

In excellent condition. The enamel shows beautiful luster and is extremely well-preserved having only a couple of tiny contact marks that are almost unnoticeable to the naked eye, free of flaking or other significant wear. The original gilt finish on the wreath and reverse of the badge is very bright, practically pristine, and so is the nickel silver finish on the wings of the Air Force emblem. The screw post is full length, nearly 12 mm, and

Brass, enamels; 45.8 x 36.4 mm. Late type, described as "Classic Flat" in the "Breast Badges of the Red Army, 1941- 1945".

In excellent condition. The enamel shows beautiful luster and is extremely well-preserved having only a couple of tiny contact marks that are almost unnoticeable to the naked eye, free of flaking or other significant wear. The original gilt finish on the wreath and reverse of the badge is very bright, practically pristine, and so is the nickel silver finish on the wings of the Air Force emblem. The screw post is full length, nearly 12 mm, and includes original Pobeda factory screw plate.

Established in 1950, the Excellence in the Air Force was the last award of the proficiency badges series which started in 1942. /Airapetyan, Breast Badges of the Red Army, 1941-1945 p. 139, fig. 3/
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