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Russia – Soviet: Badge for the Ministry of Transport Construction, 1950’s issue. With red-enamel and bronze coloured surround. Screw-back, reverse numbered 1848.

Price: £475.00


Product ID: LMC/7510
Condition:: Good very fine
Availability: IN STOCK
Description:

Russia – Soviet: Badge for the Ministry of Transport Construction, 1950’s issue. With red-enamel and bronze coloured surround. Screw-back, reverse numbered 1848.

Condition: Good very fine

The Ministry of Transport was a government ministry in the Soviet Union. Originally established in 1954 as Ministry of Transport Construction as the successor to the Main Administration for the Construction of Highways; renamed State Production Committee for Transport Construction in 1957 and renamed Ministry of Transport Construction in 1965. Responsible for overseeing the construction of railroads, large bridges, tunnels and subways in seaports and river ports, construction of national highways and airfields.