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Badge for the Development of Virgin Lands, circa late 1950s issue.


Item# 35637

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In brass and enamels, nice quality. Measures 36.2 mm tall, 33.3 mm wide. Features pin attachment. In excellent condition.

The badge was a high Komsomol decoration established in 1954 by the VLKSM Central Committee and issued on its behalf by local or regional VLKSM committees. The award was bestowed for outstanding results in irrigating and planting previously uncultivated territories, mostly arid steppes of the Soviet Central Asia and Siberia. The recipients usually also received the Medal for the Development of Virgin Lands bestowed by the local governme

In brass and enamels, nice quality. Measures 36.2 mm tall, 33.3 mm wide. Features pin attachment. In excellent condition.

The badge was a high Komsomol decoration established in 1954 by the VLKSM Central Committee and issued on its behalf by local or regional VLKSM committees. The award was bestowed for outstanding results in irrigating and planting previously uncultivated territories, mostly arid steppes of the Soviet Central Asia and Siberia. The recipients usually also received the Medal for the Development of Virgin Lands bestowed by the local governments on behalf of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

/Principal Badges of Komsomol. Reference Catalog , fig. 6.1/
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