50th Anniversary of VDPO badge, circa mid 1970s Aluminum, paint; 40 x 35mm.
Aluminum, paint; 40 x 35mm. Two piece construction. Raised maker mark of "Russian Souvenir" factory, Moscow on the reverse.
Very attractive badge awarded in celebration of 50th anniversary of All-Russia Volunteer Fire Department, one of the official award badges, as opposed to numerous souvenir pins.
/See "History of Awards and Insignia of Russian MVD, 1802 - 2002", p. 461, fig. 7.3/.