Badge of a Veteran of the 219th Rifle Division, circa 1970s - 80s.
Aluminum, paint, lacquer; the badge measures approx. 33 mm in height, 24 mm wide. The inscription reads "219th Idritskaya Order of Red Banner Rifle Division" as well as the dates "1941-1945." The division received the honorific title "Idritskaya" for distinguishing itself in combat in the town of Idritsa. There is a maker mark on the reverse. The badge is in excellent condition.