Badge "1941-1945. 40th Anniversary of the Great Victory"

Badge "1941-1945: 40 years of the Great Victory": [photo] / photographer A. Melentiev. - Electronic data (1 file: 0.8 MB). - St. Petersburg: Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, 2015. -
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In the photo: a souvenir badge "1941-1945, 40 years of the Great Victory". An icon in the form of a shield, fixed to a rectangular block, painted in olive color with a dark green stripe in the middle. In the left part on a white background there is an image of a gold Rostral column with a lit red torch on top, a symbolic image of salute flashes, in the right part there is an inscription in four lines: "40 years of the Great Victory". On the left edge of the bottom is a laurel branch, along the bottom edge of a ribbon of three green stripes. At the top of the date: "1941-1945", between them a red star. Yellow metal. Red, olive, dark green and white enamel. Stamping. Size 36x24 mm, the size of the shoe is 9x20 mm. Pin fastening. On the reverse side - the brand of the manufacturer: Special Design Bureau of X-ray equipment (Leningrad), price 44 kop. Location: From a private collection. - On the souvenir badge "1941-1945, 40 years of the Great Victory" is depicted the Rostral column, located on the Spit of the Vasilyevsky Island in St. Petersburg. In 1810, according to the project of the architect JF Tom de Tomon, two Rostral columns were installed. One of them was a beacon for ships on the Malaya Neva, the other - pointed the way to the Great Neva. The lighthouses were lit at night and in the fog, they served until 1885. Rostral columns are a monument of naval glory of Russia. The badge of the badge is painted in the colors of the medal pads "For the Defense of Leningrad", established on December 22, 1942 to reward military and civilians - defenders of the city .
I. Melentiev, Alexei Mikhailovich (1958-). II. Presidential Library. B. N. Yeltsin (St. Petersburg). III. Special Design Bureau of X-ray equipment (Leningrad) .1. The people (the collection). 2. Memory of the Great Victory (collection). 3. Territory (collection). 4. Territory of Russia: St. Petersburg, city (collection). 5. St. Petersburg: pages of history (collection). 6. Victory Day - Anniversary - 1985 - Badges. 7. Leningrad, city - Defense - 1941 - 1944 - Badges. 8. Souvenir badges - the USSR.
ББК 63.3 (2-2СПб) 633-7ю9
Source of electronic copy: PB
Place of origin: From private collection
Publisher Президентская библиотека имени Б. Н. Ельцина
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