Soviet Military Badges - Revolution to WW2
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Badge to a Hero of the Revolutionary Movement of 1917-1918, two-layered version in brass, 1932. In fine to very fine condition, better than the average.
Photo ID of a Former Red Partisan, circa early 1930s. Issued to a former Red Partisan from Odessa region. In excellent condition, very uncommon for this type of document.
Badge to an Honest Warrior of the Karelian Front, 1922. Scarce decoration of the Russian Civil War period, essentially the first Soviet campaign medal. The star is a replacement, but the badge is in otherwise excellent condition. Its overall state of preservation is outstanding for this early award.
Voroshilov Marksman badge, OSOAVIAKhIM issue, 1st Level, 1934-1941. In superb condition and includes original NKPS screw plate with a stamped serial number 20288.
Voroshilov Marksman badge, OSOAVIAKhIM issue, 2nd level, 1934 - 1941. In superb condition, likely the best we have seen and, in our opinion, impossible to upgrade. Comes with original serial-numbered screw plate.
Sniper of RKKA (Red Army) badge, 1938 - 1942.Scarce variation featuring "ruffled" wreath with sharply defined outer leaves. An attractive piece in very fine condition.
Badge for Excellent Shooting for Red Army Enlisted Personnel, early to mid 1920s. An uncommon RKKA marksman award in very fine to excellent condition.
Jetton for Winning the Second Place in Sharpshooting Competition, in hallmarked silver, 1928 issue. Inscribed on the reverse to a member or employee of the Ukrainian Government (Central Executive Committee of Ukraine.) A very attractive and uncommon early piece!
Excellence in the Navy badge, Type 1 in Silver, #2980, circa 1939 issue. Mint- marked "MD". Beautiful early WW2 naval award in superb condition - literally impossible to upgrade.
Excellent RKKA Serviceman badge, #25637, circa 1940-41 issue. Relatively late version featuring flat reverse without counter-relief. In outstanding condition, very uncommon for a badge of this vintage.
Ready for PVKhO badge, 1st Level, Type 2, 1939-1941. In superb condition and includes original maker-marked screw plate. This scarce early WW2 version of the Air Defense and Chemical Warfare training program issued for less than two years.
Military Navigators School, graduation badge, 1938-1941. Extremely attractive badge in very fine overall condition.
Parachute jump badge, 1931 type, #47499, OSOAVIAKhIM issue, circa late 1930s. In superb condition, very uncommon for this first Soviet Paratrooper badge. Includes original maker-marked screw plate.
WW2 Parachute Instructor badge, Type 2 (1941 Model), c. early- to mid-1940s issue. In fine condition. Very scarce and desirable 1941 model and an attractive piece despite some condition issues.