Soviet Labor Awards of Post-Stalin Era, late 1950s-80s
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Badge of Coal Miner's Glory, 1st cl., Leningrad Mint version, circa late 1970s - early 1980s. Massive and very well-made award in excellent condition.
Badge of Coal Miner's Glory, 2nd cl., Leningrad Mint version, circa late 1970s - early 1980s. Massive and very well-made award. Excellent condition.
Badge of an Honored Master of Logging and Timber Rafting, #1262, circa 1960s. In near mint condition; comes in original wrapper and issue box. Much of the logging in the Soviet Union was done by prison camp inmates or recently released convicts.
Badge for Excellence in Socialist Competition of Automobile Transportation and Road Building of Ukraine, #120, 1960s.
Badge of an Honored Worker of Seafaring Merchant Fleet, Type 2, #14693, circa 1960s. Late version featuring counter-relief to the reverse. In excellent condition.
Badge for Excellence in the GUDRP (Dnepr River Main Steamship Agency), 1960s. Excellent condition.
Russian Soviet Republic Badge for Winner of the Socialist Competition. In brass and enamels. Circa 1960s.
Badge for Excellence in Socialist Competition of RSFSR (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic), circa 1960s- 70s. A very attractive mint marked piece in light metal featuring classic Soviet artwork. In excellent condition.
Badge for Excellence in Socialist Competition, Sovnarkhoz of Kazakhstan, 1960s. Excellent condition.
Badge for Excellence in Socialist Competition, Sovnarkhoz of Turkmenistan, 1960s. Excellent condition.
Badge for Excellence in Improving the City of Kherson, circa late 1950s -1960s. Very attractive piece in brass and enamels by the Moscow Mint. Excellent condition.
Medal (Honorary Badge) of a Labor Veteran of the Moscow Mil Helicopter Factory, 1970-77 issue. A very scarce early award of the key Soviet helicopter manufacturer famous for its Mi series.
Shockworker of Communist Labor Badge, 1970s-80s.
Badge for Excellent Work, Ministry of Culture of the USSR, 1980s.
Badge for Excellence in Socialist Competition, Ministry of Electronics Industry, circa 1970s.
Honored Miner Badge, circa 1960s issue in brass and enamels. Attractive badge made by the Leningrad Mint, in excellent condition.
Medal of an Honored Worker of Energy Industry of the USSR, 1970s-80s. Attractive and impressive medal in excellent condition.
Badge of Excellent Employee of Chemical Industry of the USSR, with a 1967 award document. In excellent condition.
Medal for Excellence in Ministry of Fertilizers of the USSR, mid to late 1980s. Very fine condition.
Medal of Distinguished Fish Farmer, circa 1980s. Excellent condition.
Badge of a Veteran of Labor of Murmansk Fishing Seaport, awarded for 20 years of work at the enterprise, circa 1970s- 80s. Large and massive piece, uncommonly nice for a labor badge of the period. Excellent condition.
Award Badge for Five Years of Accident-Free Work, Ministry of Fisheries of the USSR, circa 1980s. A well-made badge in excellent condition.
Badge for Shockworker of the Ninth Five Year Plan, 1971-1975.
Badge for Shockworker of the Eleventh Five Year Plan, 1981-1985.
Award document for the badge Shockworker of the Eleventh Five Year Plan.
Badge for Shockworker of the Twelfth Five Year Plan, 1986- 1990, the last Five Year Plan to run its full course before the end of the USSR.
Badge for Winner of the Socialist Competition for 1973.
Award document for Badge for Winner of the Socialist Competition in 1975.
Badge for winner of the Socialist Competition for 1976.
Badge for winner of the Socialist Competition for 1977.
Badge for winner of the Socialist Competition for 1978.
Award document for Badge for Winner of the Socialist Competition in 1980.
Badge for the Development of Virgin Lands, pinback version, circa late 1950s. High Komsomol decoration established in 1954 by the VLKSM Central Committee. In excellent condition.
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Award Document for a Badge for the Development of Virgin Lands, issued in May 1957. This nice quality hard-covered booklet is far less common than the actual badge. In very good condition.
Builder of Tashkent Medal (badge), circa 1970s issue. A relatively late version by the Leningrad Mint, in excellent condition. Award for volunteers from all over the USSR who came to help rebuild Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, after a devastating earthquake in 1966.
Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Clean-Up Medal (officially known as Badge for the Liquidation of the Consequences of the Chernobyl Catastrophe), late 1980s. Shows Moscow Mint logo on the reverse. In near mint, unissued condition and includes original storage / issue box and factory wrapper.
Medal for Cultural Support of the Builders of the Baikal-Amur Railway, circa 1970s-80s.
21st International Dairy Congress in Moscow, participant's medal, 1981. Near mint condition.
Badge for Excellence in People's Education of Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, 1980s. Excellent condition.
Award document for the Soyuz Pipeline Construction Medal, issued in November 1978 to a Bulgarian recipient.
Small Silver Medal of the VDNKh Exhibition, 1959-1965. Early version in solid silver. In outstanding condition.
Small Silver Medal of the "Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy" in Moscow, circa 1960s-1980s.
Small Gold Medal of the "Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy" in Moscow, circa 1970s-1980s. Pinback suspension.
Gold Medal of a Laureate of the VDNKh (Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy in Moscow), relatively scarce version issued only from 1990-1991. In near mint condition.
Medal of a Laureate of the Exhibition of the Economic Achievements of Ukraine, circa 1960s-70s. Excellent condition.
Medal of a Laureate of the "Young Voices" Arts Festival of Ukrainian SSR, circa 1970s-80s. Attractive and well-made award in excellent condition.
Medal of the Exhibition of the Economic Achievements of Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic, circa 1960s-70s.
Centenary of the Krengolm Textile Factory in Estonia, commemorative badge, 1957. Very unusual design having Latin text next to the Russian.
Spitzbergen Commemorative Badge, mid to late 1960s. Interesting badge of the transpolar coal mining site.
Port of Igarka Commemorative Badge, circa mid to late 1970s.
Badge in Commemoration of the Centenary of the Severnoye Morskoye Parokhodstvo (Northern Shipping Company), 1970.
Badge in Commemoration of the SMU Providentstroy (Town of Provideniya Construction and Installation Directorate), Ministry of Seafaring Merchant Fleet of the USSR, circa 1970s-80s.
Medal (Badge) in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of GOELRO Plan (for Electrification of Russia), with original fitted case, 1970 issue. An attractive award made by the Moscow Mint. Excellent condition.