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Badge for Excellence in the Ministry of Transportation Machinery Construction, late 1940s through 1950s.

Brass, enamels; measures 32.9 mm in height (from the top of the banner to the bottom of the badge), 33.2 mm in width. Classic Soviet artwork features a steam engine locomotive with large red banner flying over it. The inscription in the scroll near the bottom is "Mintransmash", the abbreviated name of the ministry.

In outstanding, excellent condition. The enamel shows beautiful luster and is essentially flawless, completely free of the usual flaking, scratches or other visible wear, and has only a couple of microscopic contact marks that can be barely detected under 10x magnificat

Brass, enamels; measures 32.9 mm in height (from the top of the banner to the bottom of the badge), 33.2 mm in width. Classic Soviet artwork features a steam engine locomotive with large red banner flying over it. The inscription in the scroll near the bottom is "Mintransmash", the abbreviated name of the ministry.

In outstanding, excellent condition. The enamel shows beautiful luster and is essentially flawless, completely free of the usual flaking, scratches or other visible wear, and has only a couple of microscopic contact marks that can be barely detected under 10x magnification. The details of the locomotive are perfectly preserved and crisp. A good amount of the original gilt finish is clearly visible in the recessed areas on both sides. The screw post is of full length, over 13 mm - has not been reduced. Comes with original screw plate marked "Enamel Factory, MTKh".

/See Avers 2, p. 32 fig. 139/
$125.00  Add to cart