Badges of the Early Soviet Volunteer Organizations
*CLICK ON THUMBNAIL OR ITEM NAME TO VIEW FULL DESCRIPTION AND PHOTOS

Badge of an Activist of MOPR (Society to Help Revolutionaries), #3696, 1928-1941. In superb condition, extremely uncommon for a badge of the pre-Patriotic War period. Comes with original maker marked wing nut.
$450.00

ODVF (Society of Friends of the Air Fleet), Moscow Chapter, membership badge, 1923-1925. In very fine condition.
$440.00

Badge of the Central Committee of ODVF (Society of Friends of the Air Fleet), 1923-1925. In fine to very fine condition.
$375.00

Badge of the ODVF (Society of Friends of the Air Fleet), Northwestern Chapter, 1923-25. Scarce version in hallmarked silver featuring a detailed depiction of a biplane and a vertically oriented blue scroll with the name of the organization. The artwork is in early Constructivist style. This very well-preserved example includes original hallmarked screw plate.
$590.00

OAVUK (Society of Aviation and Aeronautics of Ukraine and Crimea), membership badge, 1923-1924. More scarce Type 1 having riveted construction with the superimposed emblem of globe, biplane and hammer & sickle. Unlike the ODVF chapters in various regions of RSFSR and other Soviet republics, the Ukrainian society operated under its own name and apparently enjoyed a certain degree of autonomy until the 1924 merger into the all- union ODVF.
$590.00

OAVUK (Society of Aviation and Aeronautics of Ukraine and Crimea), membership badge, Type 2, 1923-1924. In outstanding, excellent condition. This organization existed for only a year until its merger into ODVF in 1924.
$475.00

ODVF Badge "Ultimatum", 1923. Featuring an airplane and a fist with star, this pin was given for donations to build Soviet air force. The donation drive was as a part of the propaganda campaign in response to the British 1923 note to the Soviet government (so-called "Curzon Ultimatum"). In excellent condition.
$120.00

AVIAKhIM membership badge, 1925 - 1927. Rare "filled-in" version with gold enamel in the center. In excellent condition.
$1,700.00

KSI (Red Sports International) Physical Culture badge, 1925 - 1930 issue. One of the earliest Soviet sports awards established soon after the creation of the USSR. A very interesting piece in excellent condition, complete with original screw plate.

To see other early Soviet sports badges, please follow this link: "Soviet Sports Awards"

$345.00

ODD (Friend of Children Society), membership badge, 1924 - 1935. Screw back version in outstanding condition.
$330.00

Membership Badge of the Detkomissiya (Children Agency) at the Central Executive Committee of the USSR, early to mid 1920s.
$550.00

Badge of an Activist of the Society of Militant Atheists, late 1920s-30s. Very scarce badge in excellent condition.
$480.00