Center for Exchange of New Expertise, USSR MVD Headquarters, mid 1970s.
Brass, enamels, fine quality. Shows maker mark. Unusual pin attachment positioned diagonally across the reverse. Excellent condition.
The Center was created in 1973 and utilized in its work experiences of both Soviet and foreign law enforcement services. The scope of its work was rather extensive, and included organizing training classes and seminars, publishing books, and producing educational films. /"History of Awards and Insignia of Russian MVD, 1802 - 2002", p. 303, fig. 3.6.1/