Air Force Pilot badge, Non-Rated, 1950-1958 issue.
Brass, enamels; measures 19.8 mm in height, 66.1 mm wide.
In excellent condition. The enamel is perfect with the exception of a single tiny hairline to the upper right arm of the star, unnoticeable without magnification. The gold finish on both sides is perfect and bright. The screw post is full length, over 10 mm, and includes original screw plate maker marked "Pobeda Factory, Moscow".
/Borisov Badges of the Soviet Armed Forces, fig. 371; see also Uniforms of the Russian Air Force, Volume 2 Part 2(1955 - 2004) by A. Kibovsky et al, p. 424/.