Excellence in the Air Force badge, 1950s.
Brass, enamels; measures 45.0 x 35.7 mm. Scarce variation with both words located in the upper part of the badge.
In excellent, near mint condition. The enamel and finishes are pristine and flawless. The screw post is of full length, nearly 11 mm, and includes original screw plate marked "Pobeda Factory, Moscow". This badge is a truly perfect example, literally impossible to upgrade.
/See Breast Badges of the Red Army, 1941-1945 , p. 139, fig. 4/.