Badge for Excellence in Socialist Competition on the Railways, #121540, late 1950s - mid 60s.
Gilded and chrome-plated brass, enamels; 38.7 x 26.4 mm. Relief reverse variation with pin back attachment. Shows electric locomotive pulling a train across a truss bridge, with railroad emblem of crossed hammer and wrench shown below. Stamped serial number to the reverse.
Outstanding, excellent condition. The enamel is perfect, showing no wear or flaking whatsoever. Fragile original finish is completely intact.
/"Avers 8", p. 152, fig. 751.b/