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Award banner to a best military unit, circa 1970s In red silk with gold fringe.

Size 5 1/3' by 4 1/4'. Shows military style star with hammer and sickle emblem and embroidered motto "For Our Soviet Motherland!" (typical feature of military flags). Writing on the bottom "To a winner of Socialist Competition in combat and political training".

The other side of the flag shows embroidered portrait of Lenin with slogan "Working People of All Countries, Unite!" above it. Writing in the lower half is "Transferable Red Banner of the Leningrad Regional Committee of the CPSU [Communist Party] and Regional Committee of Workers' Deputies".

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Size 5 1/3' by 4 1/4'. Shows military style star with hammer and sickle emblem and embroidered motto "For Our Soviet Motherland!" (typical feature of military flags). Writing on the bottom "To a winner of Socialist Competition in combat and political training".

The other side of the flag shows embroidered portrait of Lenin with slogan "Working People of All Countries, Unite!" above it. Writing in the lower half is "Transferable Red Banner of the Leningrad Regional Committee of the CPSU [Communist Party] and Regional Committee of Workers' Deputies".

Excellent condition with just a bit of wear from the flagpole on the edge.

Transferable award flags are fascinating in that they moved every year from one award winning unit to another, rarely staying with one group for very long unless it was a consistent victor in the competitions.
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