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All-Union Leninist Communist Union Of Youth/Komsomol Всесоюзный Ленинский Коммунистический Союз Молодёжи/Комсомол

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Old 04-11-2003, 09:39 AM   #1
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Just like there was State prize - there used to be Komsomol Prize - quite prestigious title at the time.

Front of the Komsomol Prize medal.

Size: 1 1/4" by 1 3/4".

Reverse of the VLKSM Prize badge.

It looks like this piece was never awarded, as the serial number is not engraved.

The badge itself looks worn.
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Old 04-11-2003, 04:10 PM   #2
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Same prize, in mint condition:
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Old 04-11-2003, 04:12 PM   #3
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Medal of Leningrad Komsomol Organization Prize Winner
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Old 04-12-2003, 08:06 AM   #4
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Tal,

note how different the rings on the medal and on suspension are placed.


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Old 05-17-2003, 05:38 PM   #5
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From the same "family"
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Old 11-25-2006, 10:13 AM   #6
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Is this another prize medal?
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Old 11-25-2006, 10:55 AM   #7
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Tal,

You have just bumped into the latest local craze: get some old badges that do not sell well, get some VLKSM membership badges, remove the pins from the later, and glue them onto the former. You got a brand new, unpublished variety of VLKSM badge.

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Old 11-25-2006, 03:42 PM   #8
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This badge is legit. It's a minor award from the "Znanie" (knowledge) society. I believe it was awarded for giving 10 or so lectures on science and technology.

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Old 11-25-2006, 04:12 PM   #9
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Alexei,

I agree that the base badge is original, but the Komsomol badge was glued on later.

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Old 11-25-2006, 11:05 PM   #10
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Tal,

You have just bumped into the latest local craze: get some old badges that do not sell well, get some VLKSM membership badges, remove the pins from the later, and glue them onto the former. You got a brand new, unpublished variety of VLKSM badge.

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Who knows, maybe Little Octobrist and Pioneer badges are next...
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