3 thoughts on “Friday object lesson #47: Lenin badge”

  1. I was told the way to tell an authentic badge from a post-Soviet replica was that the price was stamped on the back of the badge (in kopecks!). But it strikes me that they’d have thought of duplicating this too….


      1. That sounds about right. I have one that costs 15 kopecks. It is similar to yours, but there is a red ribbon behind the gold medallion, instead of plain red background. The ribbon makes it worth the extra 5 kopecks.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s