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Badge "Honorary railwayman" No. 12785, rare type

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351 $
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The original.

The original sign is in very good collectible condition. Rare type (stamped because the beginning of the policy of austerity in the country of bronze, stamped silver mark). Bronze, enamel. Twist in the kit. The guarantee of authenticity.


May 13, 1933, the CEC of the USSR established for awarding employees of the transport professional award – the badge "Honorary railwayman". Badge "Honorary railwayman" approved may 15, 1934 people's Commissar of Railways of A. A. Andreev as the top professional award of railway transport of the USSR. From 1964 became known not by the badge, and sign. The people's Commissariat circular No. 89/SMC dated may 20, 1934 to the network of roads sent the Statute of the Honorary sign of the railway. The position of Honorary badge of the railway were issued to employees of Railways of the USSR for the following services in railway transport:

a) for preventing train wrecks, destruction of transportation facilities, rolling stock, machinery and rescue of victims in the crash;

b) for the exemplary conduct particularly shock works and tasks;

C) for the entry in the case of transport of technical improvements;

d) for exemplary work, which resulted in technical and economic achievements in the transport sector;

d) for the inventive activity;

e) for merit in scientific research in the field of transport.

The sign shall be issued by decree of the Central people's Commissariat of premium fee on the petition direct superiors present, and the party, professional and other public organizations transport at their place of work. Worker of rail transport, which received a mark of Honorary railwayman, should serve as an example of exemplary performance of their duties. The sign is worn on the left side of the chest. Having a badge of honor of the railroad as operating in the transport, and left him because of transfer to another job or social security, is entitled:

a) status of members of the railway clubs;

b) maintenance of living space in buildings under the jurisdiction of the people's Commissariat;

in) of unobstructed entrance to the gate and pass through the station tracks, which do not require special permits.

Honorary railwaymen were entitled to free travel on the railway network of the USSR in the soft cars. Time they retain the right to wear the uniform after finishing work on the transportation and receiving of uniforms in common with all employees of the railway transport grounds.

The right to award "Honorary railwayman" belonged to the people's Commissar of Railways. A sample of 1978. In law this was formalized in the fourth section of the Charter about discipline of workers of railway transport "Differences on the labor front, and incentives". Badge No. 1 was awarded on 31 October 1934 train dispatcher of the Grozny branch of Kutafin S. V. - advanced techniques for the movement of trains. In order of people's Commissar of Railways, said: "the Method of S. V. kutafina - spread. For a socialist attitude to labor, etc Kutafin award badge "Honourable railwayman". To publish a mass circulation pamphlet about the experience and working methods. To give so Kalafina full set of uniform and awarded in the amount of 600 rubles." Kutafin subsequently worked as an inspector for the control work of the people's Commissariat, head of the South and the Moscow-Kursk Railways, Hero of Socialist Labor (6.11.1943 G.), General Director of the movement 2 rank. Badge "Honorary railwayman" No. 1 and the certificate thereto, signed by Commissar A. A. Andreev, were kept in the Central Museum of revolution of USSR in Moscow. On the reverse of the mark on the plate the inscription: "comrade. Kutafina S. V. for a socialist attitude to labor 1D.N. To. N. To.P.With." and the date of award. The icon of the "small" size (22 x 33 mm), made of silver 916 samples. The miscellaneous parts - locomotive, banner, ribbon, wheat ears, star gold.

July 21, 1960, a panel of MPs found it necessary to revise the regulations on badge "Honourable railwayman" and develop a new sample icon. The transport in the technical development has gone far ahead, the symbolism on the obverse of the badge did not display the changes occurred. One of the variants of the new sample icon prepared V. Skorokhod, - the employee of Central office of MPs with years of experience. It is the example of a professional railwayman was approved by the Board. Instead of a steam locomotive on the front of the locomotive is placed. Changed the attachment of the badge to the garment, it was worn on a rectangular clasp. The first version of this sign was enamel on the block, but in mass production it went. And the last option was massive! Have signs hanging type preserved sequentially numbered, they began with 112 thousand and ended around the room 183 thousand. Have signs hanging type there are many varieties, but they concern only a reverse of marks, but rather the method of application, offer and location of the LMD brands. These marks have been awarded and nationals of other States, but very rarely. After the collapse of the USSR badge Soviet Skoropadskogo sample ceased to exist, but due to its importance, some CIS States have created a single sign of a new sample, while retaining the numbering of a trademark!

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