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Winner in Socialist Competition banner

Rectangular red crushed velvet banner with yellow tassels, shows portrait image of Vladimir Illyich Lenin surrounded by a white circle. On one banner beneath Lenin it reads: Winner in Socialist Competition. (There are no words on the other banner.)

Best Young Pioneers/October Musical Group banner

Rectangular red nylon banner with yellow tassels and hanger with gold writing and crests on front an back. Crest includes imagery of hammer and sickle, star, horns (musical instruments), three flames and wheat. On recto, the Young Pioneers logo featuring Lenin's portrait and its slogan, Always Ready!, is featured at the top with horns. In the centre, it reads: Best October (adj.) group! Beneath it is a drum, drumsticks, laurels, stripes and horns. On verso, in the centre it reads: The pioneer, who fights for the cause of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union be ready! At the bottom it reads: Always ready!

Red Socialist competition flag with yellow tassels

Large red velvet flag with yellow tassels and gold painted letters on front and back. Images of wheat, hammer & sickle, globe and Lenin's portrait. Recto reads: Proletariat of all countries, unite! The banner of the highest rates in the socialist competition. Verso reads a quote attributed to V. I. Lenin: We will come to the victory of Communist labour!

Red flag with yellow tassels

Large red velvet flag with yellow tassels and gold embroidered letters and portrait of Lenin on one side, and quilted crest of globe, wheat and hammer and sickle on the other. Verso reads: Under the banner of Marxism-Leninism, under the guidance of the Communist Party - forward to victory for communism!

Red Rostov CPSU harvesting flag with gold tassels

Large red velvet flag with gold tassels and gold embroidered lettering. Embroidered potrait of Lenin on one side and crest with wheat, sun, and hammer and sickle on the other. Recto reads: Proletariat of all countries, unite! In the centre it reads: Rostov (adj.) Regional Committee of the CPSU and the Executive Committee. Verso reads: RSFSR. Forward battalions - the winner of the socialist competition for harvesting and grain procurement 1973.

Red Lithuanian flag with yellow tassels and cord

Red nylon flag with yellow tassels and cord on one corner. Embroidered lettering on both sides. Embroidered portrait of Lenin on one side, crest with sun, hammer and sickle, wheat, and laurel wreath on the other. Recto reads: Lithuania Lithuanian SSR Council of Ministers of the Republican Council of Trade Unions. Verso reads: Proletariat of all countries, unite! Socialist competition winner for rationalization and inventiveness.

Lenin flags

Large red flag with white circle in centre with profile view of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's likeness. It was produced in Irkutsk.

Gold tassel flag

Large red flag with gold tassels around three sides, fourth side for inserting the pole stand. Embroidered likeness of Vladimir Illyich Lenin with laurels and sickle and hammer. On verso, wreath of wheat stalks with star, globe with sickle and hammer and rising sun. Writing on both sides in gold lettering. Recto reads: Proletariat of all countries, unite! Verso reads in the different languages of the USSR: Proletariat of all countries, unite! It was produced in Moscow.

Gold tassel banner

Large red banner with gold tassels around three sides, top side has loops for hanging. Banner has writing with images of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's likeness, USSR logo, a clock tower, and six wreaths with banners and dates. Recto reads a quote attributed to V. I. Lenin: Union of Communist youth should be a shock group, which in every task shows its help, shows its initative, its handsel. A quote attributed to M. I. Kalinin reads: The Young Communist League has played a huge role in the civil war and helped the party to its selfless courage and heroism to completed it victoriously.

Marx and Lenin Agriculture flag

Large red flag with orange tassels. Gold lettering, hammer and sickle imagery, and a likeness of Karl Marx and Vladimir Illyich Lenin. Recto reads: For active participation in harvesting. Under the banner of Marxism-Leninism. Under the guidance of the Communist party. Forward to victory of Communism. From the October District Party Committee, Regional Executive Committee Agricultural Order of Lenin Komsomol District Committee Turgay region. Verso reads: Proletariat of all countries, unite!

Little Octobrists' Rules banner

White banner with white tassels depicting scenes of children doing lawn work, helping others, receiving medals. All children are wearing a red star. Also, appearing in the centre of the banner, is a red star with a childhood image of Vladimir Illyich Lenin. This red star is a symobl of the Little Octobrists. The Russian word appears on the banner. This banner provides the rules of the Little Octobrists: they will be pioneers; they will like school and respect their elders; only those who enjoy work will be called Little Octobrists; they are to be truthful, courageous, dexterous and skillful; and they are to read, draw, play, sing and live happily. Little Octobrist is a Soviet term that first appeared in 1923-1924, and at that time referred to children born in 1917, the year of the October revolution. Later, the term was used as the name of a youth organization for children between 7 and 9 years of age. After the age of nine, Little Octobrists would typically join the Young Pioneer organization for ages 9 to 14, after which they joined the Komsomol organization for ages 14 to 28.Little Octobrists were organized in groups by grade level that were divided into subgroups called little stars, of 5 children each. Each group was under the leadership of one Young Pioneer. Every Little Octobrist wore a ruby-coloured five-pointed star badge with the portrait of Vladimir Illyich Lenin in his childhood. The symbol of the group was the little red flag.

Little Octobrists small banner

Small red banners with yellow trim and cord from which to hang it. Yellow writing on banner with the red five-pointed star with the portrait of Vladimir Illyich Lenin in his childhood in its centre. Some still have their tags. Recto banner reads: For the best October (adj.) group.

Young Pioneers banner

Small red banner, with yellow tassels on three sides and yellow writing, shows the emblem of the Young Pioneer organization of the Soviet Union. The star with flames behind it and Vladimir Illyich Lenin's face in centre is the symbol for the mass youth organization of the USSR for children of age 10-15 in the Soviet Union between 1922 and 1991: Komsomol. One of the flags has a tag still attached, with Russian text. One of the flags has hand written numbers on it indicating its price. The banners read: To fight for the cause of the Communist party of the Soviet Union. In two places, on the emblem and beneath it, the banners reads: Be ready!

Young Pioneers flag

Small red flag with yellow stitching shows the emblem of the Young Pioneer organization of the Soviet Union, which is a star with flames behind it and Vladimir Illyich Lenin's face in centre and the words "Always Ready!" White tag still on flags with writing and numbers. It was produced in Moscow.

Little Octobrists flag

Small red flag with yellow stitching shows the emblem of the Little Octobrists, which is a star with a childhood image of Vladimir Illyich Lenin in its centre. It was made in Moscow.

Small triangular Young Pioneers' banner

Small triangular red banner with yellow writing and stitching, and a cord for hanging shows the emblem of the Young Pioneer organization of the Soviet Union, which is a star with flames behind it and Vladimir Illyich Lenin's face in the centre. White tag still attached to banner. It was produced in Moscow. Recto reads: Mainstay pioneer link.

Rectangular Young Pioneers' banner

Small rectangular red banner with yellow writing and stitching with cord for hanging shows the emblem of the Young Pioneer organization of the Soviet Union, which is a star with flames behind it and Vladimir Illyich Lenin's face in the centre. Remnants of white paper adhered to flag. Recto reads: Mainstay pioneer team.

Triangular Young Pioneers' banner

Triangular red banner with yellow writing and stitching, and a cord for hanging shows the emblem of the Young Pioneer organization of the Soviet Union, which is a star with flames behind it and Vladimir Illyich Lenin's face in the centre. White tag still attached to banner. Tassle on bottom point of upside-down triangle. Recto reads: Always ready! Be ready! It was produced in Moscow.

Young pioneer banner with tassels

Rectangular red banner with gold tassels and white writing shows the emblem of the Young Pioneers. White tag still attached. The top reads: To fight for the cause of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. On a banner depicted beneath a portrait of Lenin, it reads: Always ready! Lower down it reads: Rules of Pioneers of the Soviet Union. The pioneer is devoted to the homeland, the party, communism. The pioneer readies themself to become a Komsomol member. The pioneer keeps their eyes on the heroes of the cause and of the work. The pioneer honours the memory of fallen fighters and readies to become the defender of the homeland. The pioneer perseveres in the doctrine, work and sports. The pioneer is honest and faithful companion, always boldly standing for truth. The pioneer is a companion and leader of the Little Oktobrists. The pioneer is a friend to pioneers and children workers of all countries.

Communist Labour banner

Rectangular red banner with gold tassels and gold writing shows the face of Vladimir Illyich Lenin with images of industry and agriculture. On one of the banners, there is a small metal pin attached to the banner bearing the same image and text. The banners bears a quote attributed to V. I. Lenin: We will come for victory of the Communist labour! Beneath the imagery, it reads: Collective Communist labour.

Pink pennant with white tassels

Rectangular pink banner with white stitching and tassels. Image of Vladimir Illyich Lenin in black and gold, writing in gold. White tags still attached to flag. It is from the Chervonohradsky Park of Culture and Recreation named for T. H. Shevchenko in Ukraine. Top of recto reads a quote attributed to V. I. Lenin: ...we come to the victory of Communist labour. Beneath Lenin's portrait on recto reads: For the winner of the socialist competition.

First prize in Pioneer camp contest

Rectangular red banner with yellow stitching and tassels shows the image of Vladimir Illyich Lenin along with the hammer and sickle, laurel and wheat stalk. Text in gold on verso and recto. On recto, it states that it is an award for third place at a suburban pioneer camp. On verso, it reads: The Camp Committee of the Executive Committee of District Council RK Kosomol Summer 1979.

Best worker red velvet banner with yellow tassels

Rectangular red velvet banner with yellow tassels shows image of Vladimir Illyich Lenin in a white square with yellow writing. On verso, yellow writing and image of globe, hammer and sickle and wreath of wheat stalks. Recto reads: To the best worker.

Lenin: documenty, fakty, vospominaniya = Lenin: documents, facts, recollections [moving image]

The film is constructed as a montage of documentary photographs and film clips, taken during and after V. I. Lenin's life. There is footage of the memorable places where Lenin lived and worked, as well as significant places associated with Lenin after his death, including the Mausoleum and archives of the Marxism-Leninism University. The film includes personal accounts of people close to Lenin, including Anatoly Vasilyevich Lunacharsky, Maxim Gorki, Gleb Krijanovski, sculptor Aronson, Mayakovski, John Reed, Sergey Esenin, Nadezda Krupskaya, Bertram Russell and more recollections of Lenin's colleagues. The film also briefly displays footage of Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw's visit to the USSR in the 1930s. The Brest-Litovsk agreement and the Civil War situation in Russia are mentioned. The film concludes with praise of Lenin's importance to every person in the vast Soviet Union.

Kristy, L.

Zhivoy Lenin = Lenin is Alive [moving image]

The film chronicles the life of V. I. Lenin from 1918-1921, incoporating live footage and documentary photographs of Lenin on the Khodinski (or Khodynskoe) field; around the Kremlin with V. D. Bonch-Bruevich; at the opening of K. Marx and F. Engels monument in Moscow; at the funeral of Mark Elizarov, Y. Sverdlov; pronouncing a speech at the demonstration on May 1st, 1919 and at the accompanying military parade; also pronouncing a speech from a balcony of the Mossoviet building (live audio recording of Lenin's speech); and unveiling a monument to Free Trade Work and Karl Marx. Lenin also appears among delegates of the Second Congress of Commentern, and presenting a material at the Third Congress of Commentern. At the end of the third part there is a clip of Lenin with the American economist Kristiansen.

Romm, Mikhail

Gorki Leninskie = Lenin's Hills [moving image]

The film recounts the life and work of V. I. Lenin from fall 1918 to January 1924 by taking the viewer through a tour of his residence, popularly known as Lenin's Hills. The film focuses on the scenery as it follows guided tours through the property, rooms and parks, including the main building and guest houses, their exterior and interior. The film also introduces the major events of Lenin's life in that period, and shows some of Lenin's personal possessions. Live footage of Lenin, his funeral and photographs, are incorporated into the production.

Gulin, S.

Lenin: stranitsy biografii = Lenin: pages of the biography [moving image]

The film contains many photographs of V. I. Lenin at different points in his life, and it has detailed information of Lenin's life and work from childhood to his last days. The first part of the film shows significant places in Lenin's childhood in Ulyanovsk, including his family home. The film also documents locations in St. Petersburg (night panorama), Kazan city, the Kremlin, Kokushkino village, burlaks on the Volga river, Samara city, and footage of ordinary farmers working the fields. Part two opens with the poor district of St. Petersburg where Lenin moved, photographs of leading workers of the St. Petersburg revolutionary movement, and the police cell where Lenin spent 14 months before transfer to the village of Shushenskoye, where he was briefly exiled from 1897-1900. The film discusses and displays original writings of Lenin, inlcuding his published books "The Development of Capitalism in Russia", "What Is to Be Done?", and "April Theses". There is also footage of the building that housed the fist Russian revolutionary newspaper Iskra(=Spark), with photos of the agents of the newspaper: Nikolai Bauman, Ivan Babushkin, Mikhail Kalinin, Elena Stasova, Dmitri Ulyanov Maxim Litvinov, Natalya Zemlyachko, Anna Ulyanova-Elizarova, Maria Ulyanova. Part three begins with the rebellion at Potemkin and shows places where Lenin lived abroad, including Geneva and Paris, followed by images of the building in Prague where the sixth All Russian Congress took place. There are also images of the building where the 1st issue of Pravda(=Truth), the leading Soviet newspaper from 1912-1991, was published. Images of Bloody Sunday are displayed, and images of events following the first World War in 1914 include Lenin's role in revolution of 1917, the arrest of Tsar Nicolas II and the destruction of royal symbols in Russia. The film mentions an assassination attempt on Lenin's life. Facts about the transition to Soviet government are introduced, addressing the very difficult conditions in a new country together with Civil War and the first World War. Film has footage of Lenin's speech from a balcony of the Mossoviet building about the necessity of military education for Soviet people. Then the film recounts of last months of Lenin's life and his death, concluding with praise for Lenin's politics, his genius and the present Soviet supremacy.

Pumpanskaya, S.

Soviet one ruble coins, Lenin commemoration

silver-coloured coins with the image of Lenin in profile on one side and a crest sheaves of wheat, a globe, and a hammer and sickle on the other side. The edge has star and circle markings. Recto reads: A hundred years since the day of birth of V. I. Lenin. USSR. One ruble. Verso reads the years 1870-1970.

Soviet one ruble coins, WWII commemoration

silver-coloured coins with the image of a man carrying large sword and small child, stepping on a swastika. The reverse side depicts a crest featuring sheaves of wheat, star, globe, and hammer and sickle. Russian words on both sides, as well as on edge. The edge reads: One ruble - May 1965. Recto reads: USSR. One ruble. Verso reads: Victory over Fascist Germany. XX years.

Soviet one ruble coins, communist revolution commemoration

silver coloured coins with the image of a waving Lenin on a backdrop of a large hammer and sickle symbol and the letters USSR. Reverse side depicts crest with wheat sheaves, star, globe, and hammer and sickle. The edge of the coin is marked with dates: 1917-1967. It also reads: Glory to the Great October. Verso reads: Fifty years of Soviet Power. One ruble.

Soviet one ruble coin, commemorative

silver coloured coin with the image of a gesturing Lenin against a sunburst background. Reverse side shows a crest with wheat sheaves, star, sun, globe, and hammer and sickle. Russian writing on both sides and on edge. Edge reads: one ruble. Recto reads: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 60 years. Verso reads: USSR 1 ruble.

Soviet one ruble coins, Olympics design

silver coloured coins with image of Olympic rings and striped symbol on one side, Soviet crest with wheat, globe, and hammer and sickle on the other side. Russian writing on both sides as well as on edge. Edge reads: one ruble. Recto reads: XXII Olympic Games - Moscow - 1980. Verso reads: USSR 1 ruble.

Soviet one ruble coin, Olympic torch design

silver coloured coin. One side depicts hand holding Olympic torch, with background of city skyline, Olympic rings and running track. Reverse side depicts crest with wheat sheaves, star, globe, sun, hammer and sickle. Russian writing on both sides as well as on edge. Edge reads: one ruble. Recto reads: XXII Olympic Games - Moscow - 1980. Verso reads: USSR 1 ruble.

Soviet one ruble coin, Great Patriotic War (WWII) commemoration

silver coloured coin. One side depcits woman in flowing robe brandishing sword, on a background with star and hammer and sickle. Reverse depicts crest with wheat sheaves, globe, sun, hammer and sickle. Russian writing on both sides as well as edge. Edge reads: One ruble - 9 May 1975. Recto reads: Thirty years since the Great Patriotic War victory 1941-1945. Recto reads:USSR 1 ruble.

Soviet one ruble coins

silver coloured coins with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, hammer and sickle on one side, large number and foliage wreath on opposite side. Russian writing on both sides as well as on edge. Edge reads: One ruble - 1964. Recto reads:Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Verso reads:1 ruble 1964.

Soviet fifty kopek coins

silver coloured coins with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, hammer and sickle on one side, large number and foliage wreath on opposite side. Russian writing on both sides as well as on edge. Edge reads: Fifty kopeks. Recto reads: USSR. Verso reads: 50 kopeks (year).

Soviet ten kopek coins

silver coloured coins with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, hammer and sickle on one side, large number and foliage wreath on opposite side. Russian writing on both sides. Ridges on edge. Recto reads: USSR. Verso reads: 10 kopeks (year).

Soviet two kopek coin

gold/copper coloured coin with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, and hammer and sickle on one side, and large number and foliage wreath on the other side. Recto reads: USSR. Verso reads: 2 kopeks (year).

Soviet twenty kopek coin

silver coloured coin with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, hammer and sickle on one side, and large number and foliage wreath on the other side. Edge is ridged. Recto reads: USSR. Verso reads: 20 kopeks 1983.

Soviet five kopek coin

copper coloured coin with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, hammer and sickle on one side, and large number and foliage wreath on the opposite side. Edges are ridged. Recto reads: USSR. Verso reads: 5 kopeks 1987.

Soviet one kopek coin

copper coloured coin with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, hammer and sickle on one side, and large number and foliage wreath on the opposite side. Edges are ridged. Recto reads: USSR. Verso reads: 1 kopek 1990.

German ten pfennig coin

copper coloured coin with oak branch on one side and number and wheat sheaves on the other side. German writing on both sides. Recto reads: Bank of the German Country - 1949. Verso reads: 10 pfennig.

German five pfennig coin

copper coloured coin with oak branch on one side and number and wheat sheaves on the other side. German writing on both sides. Recto reads: Federal Republic of Germany - 1971. Verso reads:5 pfennig.

Finnish fifty pennies coin

copper coloured coin with lion and swords on one side, large number and tree on the other. Writing on both sides. Edges are ridged. Recto reads: Republic of Finland - 1990. Verso reads: 50 pennies.

military medals with Stalin profile

Military medal awarded to servicemen who fought for the Soviet Union in the Great Patriotic War (WWII) against Germany. The medals are gold to copper in colour, and hang from ribbons with pins on the back. The medals themselves have a profile of Stalin recto, a small hammer and sickle and star verso, and Russian inscriptions on both sides. Recto reads: Our cause is just. We won. Gold-coloured medals' verso reads: For victory against Germany during the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945. Copper-coloured medal's verso reads: For valorous work during the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945.

commemorative medal with Lenin profile

medals are gold in colour and are hanging from red ribbons with pins on the back. The medals depict the profile of Lenin with dates beneath (1870-1970). These medals were awarded to Soviet workers, economists, military members and foreign communist representatives on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Lenin's birth. There is writing on the verso, along with a small hammer and sickle and star. Verso reads: For valiant labour in commemoration of 100 years since the day of V. I. Lenin's birth. One medal is housed in a plastic case with transparent lid. Recto reads: 1870-1970. Verso reads: For valorous work in commemoration of 100 years since the day of the birth of V. I. Lenin.

commemorative military medal with Lenin and Stalin profiles

medal of gold/bronze colour hanging on a striped ribbon with pin on back.recto bears profiles of Stalin and Lenin, with incription beneath. Verso bears Russian inscriptions and dates, as well as a small star. This medal was awarded to Soviet military forces on the 30th anniversary of the Soviet army and navy. Recto reads: XXX. Verso reads: To mark the thirtieth anniversary of the Soviet army and fleet 1918-1948.

commemorative military medal with Lenin and shining star

gold-coloured medal hanging from a striped ribbon with pin on back. Recto depicts full-body portrait of Lenin with arm outstretched against background of city and shining star. Verso hears image of city buildings and two crests. Both sides bear Russian inscriptions. These medals were awarded to participants of the restoration and reconstruction of Leningrad on the 250th anniversary of its founding. Verso reads: Glory to the City-Hero!

commemorative military medal with Lenin profile

gold-coloured medal hanging from a red and white striped ribbon with pin back. Recto bears profile of Lenin, foliage wreath, and number 40. Verso bears Russian inscription, date and star. Awarded to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the communist revolution. Verso reads: To mark the anniversary of the USSR Armed Forces 1918-1958.

commemorative Lenin medallion

copper coloured medallion in brown and red plastic case. The medallion recto depicts a stack of book, a profile of Lenin, and an olive branch. It reads: Marx, Engels, Lenin. Verso bears Russian inscription, which reads: For Marxist-Leninist propaganda and CPSU politics.

Soviet paper currency

various paper bills of Soviet currency, bearing portraits of Lenin, Russian text with supporting text in various languages of the USSR and Soviet symbols.

Lenin Five Year Plan commemorative bronze medal

Commemorative bronze medal with portrait of Vladimir Illyich Lenin and a laurel branch on recto. Emblem of Lenin's side profile above Russian text on verso. The title on the verso reads: Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the USSR. The Order of Lenin was awarded on occasion of the successful completion of the Five Year Plan and the organized production of new technologies. The names of the chairperson and secretary of the presidium, the location "Moscow, Kremlin" and the date are listed at the bottom.

Kremlin

1912-1962 Truth newspaper commemorative bronze medal

Commemorative bronze medal with portrait of Vladimir Illyich Lenin, as well as some text. On verso there is a hand holding a Soviet flag and more text. Small sticker that reads "60" adhered to verso. On recto, it reads: "1912-1962 Truth Truth," the name of a political newspaper associated with the Communist Party of the Russian Federation. On verso, it reads: 50 years from the day of the issuing of the first issue.

1918 collectivization commemorative bronze medal

Commemorative bronze medal with relief of three men on recto. One man standing and two sitting at a table, one of whom is Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. On verso, relief of man standing with horse drawn plow. He is looking at tractors plowing the land in distance. On recto, the text reads: For 'Lenin-esque' Righteousness 1918. On verso, the text reads: Transfer... on horse... for industry. Collectivization Plan C/X.

50 Years of the USSR commemorative medal with red flag

Commemorative medal, composed of a metal alloy, with relief on recto of Lenin right arm raised upwards with other at his chest. Soviet flag below him, coloured in red, with laurel branch. On verso, laurel wreath around the hammer and sickle above the years 1922-1972, surrounded by different Soviet Republics' emblems.

1987 commemorative bronze medal

Commemorative bronze medal with relief on recto of Vladimir Illyich Lenin standing with arm raised upward looking back on crowds holding banners. Looks like fireworks going off in sky behind him. On verso, relief of a building and monument with crowds and banners celebrating 65 years of the Soviet regime. On verso, the text reads: Land to the peasants. Authority to the Soviets. The world for the people (presumably, as this text is cut off). Bread for the hungry (presumably, as this also text is cut off).

Black and silver commemorative medal

Commemorative medals, composed of a metal alloy, with relief of side-profile portrait of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's face on recto. On verso is a signature. It reads: "I. Ulyanov (Lenin)" - the first initial of Lenin's patronymic (Ilyich), his legal last name and his alias last name. Medal is black and portrait of Lenin is silver.

100 years since Lenin's birth & 40 years of the Gomselmash plant commemorative medal

Commemorative medal, composed of a metal alloy, shows the side-profile portrait of Lenin's face, with black highlighting, on recto. On recto, the years 1870-1970 are written below Lenin's portrait, commemorating 100 years since his birth. On verso, is an image of an agricultural vehicle. As written on verso, the medal commemorates 40 years of the Gomselmash plant, 1930-1970.

Bronze medal commemorating Moscow's machine tool factory named for S. Ordzhonikidze

Commemorative bronze medal honouring Moscow's machine tool factory named for S. Ordzhonikidze. On recto, relief images depict three laurel wreaths emblems and a banner One wreath has Vladimir Illyich Lenin in its centre. One wreath has a ship in its centre and a flag above the ship reads October Revolution, and one has a hammer and sickle in its centre and a flag above the hammer and sickle reads USSR. Below the three wreaths is what looks to be a sprocket. On verso, is an unidentifiable piece of machinery in relief.

Marx and Lenin commemorative medal

Commemorative medal, composed of a metal alloy, shows a relief portrait of Karl Marx and Vladimir Illyich Lenin with their names written above. Recto reads: Russian Socialist Federated Soviet Republic - Petersburg 1919. On verso, is a man standing with arms out, one leg forward. In one hand he holds a hammer and in the other, three sheafs of wheat. He is wearing only a cloth around his waist. Verso reads: Proletariat of all countries unite.

Ulyanov (Lenin) family commemorative medal

Commemorative bronze medal, shows a portrait of a woman and man in relief. The woman is Lenin's mother, Maria Aleksandrovna Ulyanov and the man is Ilya Nikolayevich Ulyanov. Their names are written on verso. On recto, Lenin and his siblings are depicted in portraits and their names: Anna, Aleksandr, Vladimir, Olga, Dmitriy and Maria Ulyanov.

1919 commemorative medal

Commemorative bronze medal, image in relief shows three soldiers on foot, one on a horse and one lying on ground above the year 1919. The three on foot hold guns while the one on the horse holds a sword. All five soldiers look in the same direction. On verso, is a laurel wreath with a flag and some writing. It reads: These days do not fade glory. The names of the following cities and areas are listed: Pskov, Kakhovka, Astrakhan, Bukhara, Volochayevka, Petersburg, Tsaritsyn (now Volgograd), Ufa, Perekop and Syvash.

1905 Bloody Sunday commemorative medal

Commemorative bronze medal, image in relief shows a man with cloth around waist, chest bare, standing with arm raised straight up in the air. In the other hand he holds an urn. One foot is resting on an anvil with a hammer leaning on that foot. The text reads: 1905 - memory eternal! On verso, a relief shows two men standing, one man and woman crouching on the ground. One of two men standing, raises his arm in the air, hand fisted and with the other hand he holds onto the arm of the crouching woman. The text reads: Bloody Sunday - 9 Jan. 1905.

USSR 1922-1982 commemorative medal

Commemorative medal, composed of a metal alloy, shows the image in relief of Vladimir Illyich Lenin with lines radiating from behind him. Lenin holds his hat in hand, and looks to his side. On verso, is the relief of the Russian flag, as well as a laurel wreath with a globe with hammer and sickle in the centre of the wreath. There is writing on both sides. Recto reads: USSR 1922-1982. Verso reads: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 60 years. One is housed in a red plastic case with hinged clear lid with gold hammer and sickle and star motif and dates.

October Revolution 60 years commemorative medal

Commemorative medal, composed of a metal alloy, resting in a box of red velvet, no cover. Medal shows image relief of Vladimir Illyich Lenin looking towards a group of workers holding a flag, with lines radiating out from behind them. The flag reads: Leninist path. The years 1917-1977 are above Lenin's portrait. There is a train and a factory in the background. On verso is a branch of laurel and some writing, which reads: 60 years since the Great October Soviet Revolution.

Square Kolsomolsk (VLKSM) commemorative medal

Commemorative square medal, composed of bronze metal. Relief of Vladimir Illyich Lenin from the waist up, in a suit, one hand in his pocket. Lettering in Russian behind him reads: VLKSM XIX Congress. Verso has Russian text in quotation marks: "Lenin's Testament, cause of the party faithful."

Starys, B.

50 anniversary Kosomol commemorative medal

Commemorative medal, square shape, composed of bronze metal. Relief of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's face on a flag, with the number 50 and Russian text. Recto reads: VLKSM - 50 years with the name of Lenin. Verso has Russian text, and some adhesive residue from a small sticker. Verso reads: The Union of Soviet youth should be the accent group, which in all work renders its help, shows its initiative, its handsel. - V. I. Lenin

Circular medallion of Lenin in a plastic case

Circular medallion composed of metal alloy in white plastic box. Box lid has gold writing on it, which reads "V. I. Lenin," with banner and laurel. Medallion has relief of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's face. It rests perfectly in box, and does not come out or move.

Circular medallion commemorating 50 years of Soviet Power in the Soviet Union

Two circular medallions composed of metal alloy, each resting in a red plastic box, in red velvet with white satin interior. Medallion has relief of Vladimir Illyich Lenin with Russian flag, wheat stalks and three other people, one of whom is an astronaut. Dates read 1917-1967. On verso text reads: In memory of 50 years of Soviet power in the USSR. The red box snaps shut with clasp.

Gold notecards with Lenin's portrait

Note cards with scored line in centre for easy folding. Gold recto, white verso. Recto has portrait of Lenin in rectangular frame, and Russian writing. Verso has red hammer and sickle surrounded by ribbon in top left colour. The artist of the portrait was S. Prisekin and the card's designer was V. Alekseeva. The cards were produced in Moscow.

yellow notecards with Lenin's portrait

note cards with scored line in centre for easy folding. Recto is white and yellow with portrait of Lenin on right side, as well as Russian text that reads: V. I. Lenin. Verso is white with red hammer and sickle surrounded by ribbon motif in top left hand corner. The artist of the portrait was I. Kosmin. The cards were produced in Moscow.

white note cards with portrait of Lenin

note cards depicting portrait of Lenin and Russian writing on recto, and hammer and sickle, foliage design at bottom right of verso. Score line in centre allows card to be folded. The artist of the portrait was S. Raev. The cards were produced in Moscow.

green note cards with drawing of Lenin

note cards depicting a drawing of Lenin from neck up. Recto is green with Russian writing, verso is white. Beneath Lenin's portrait is his name: V. I. Lenin. Scored line in centre allows the card to be folded. The artist of the portrait was N. Andreev. The card was produced in Moscow.

note card with red graphic portrait of Lenin

note card depicting red graphic portrait of Lenin and Russian text on recto. Verso is white with hammer and sickle surrounded in red ribbon in top right corner. Beneath the portrait, Russian text reads: V. I. Lenin. The artist of the portrait was K. Pyuss. The card was produced in Moscow.

note cards with red drawing of Lenin

note cards depicting Lenin's face in red pencil, and Russian text on recto. Verso is blank. Score line in centre allows card to be folded. Beneath the portrait, text reads: Glory to the Great October! The artist of the portrait was A. Zhilis. The cards were produced in Moscow.

note cards with drawing and signature of Lenin

note cards with charcoal type portrait of Lenin, with signature underneath. Recto is red on right hand side around portrait, and contains Russian text. Verso is blank. Score line in centre allows card to be folded. The artist of the portrait was V. Sachkov. The cards were produced in Moscow.

note cards with photo reproduction of Lenin

note cards with a photo reproduction of Lenin from the waist up against a grey background on the right side of the recto. Verso is blank. Scored line in centre allows the card to be folded. The text beneath the portrait reads: V. I. Lenin. The photograph was taken by P. Zhukova and the card was designed by V. Alekseeva. The cards were produced in Moscow.

note cards with painting of Lenin by the sea

note cards with a reproduction of a painting of Lenin by a body of water. Shown against grey background on right side of recto. Blank verso. Scored line to allow card to be folded. The text beneath the portrait reads: V. I. Lenin. The artist of the portrait was M. Devyatov. The cards were produced in Moscow.

red note cards with portrait of Lenin and newspapers

note cards with red recto and white verso with foliage and hammer and sickle decorations. Recto depicts Lenin with the year 1917 and newspaper articles behind him. Scored line allows card to be folded. The writing on the newspaper is in Old Russian. The artist of the portrait was A. Burlov. The cards were produced in Moscow.

postcards with postal stamps honouring Lenin's 177th birthday

postcards with reproductions of paintings and the stamp made from that image. The images are scenes involving Lenin. The stamps are cancelled with an ink stamp. The ink stamp honours 177 years siince the birth of Lenin (22/04/1987) and indicates that the postcard was sent first class from Moscow. Verso is white and bears some Russian text.

Lenin note card with insert celebrating 60th Anniversary of October Revolution

Note card with gold border, bearing image of Lenin against background of large numbers that read "1917". Back cover and interior bear Russian text. Interior also bears Lithuanian text. Recto reads: "Our pathway of communism!" The inside text brings Great October Socialist Revolution holiday greetings. The insert, written in Lithuanian, is addressed to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Lithuania and the Construction of the City Economy Deputy Head H. Puskunigiui. It reads: "Sincere greetings to you on the occasion of the Jubilee of the Great October. We wish you new creative achievements at work, good health, a festive mood. TSO Republican Chair of the Association A. Baltusis" A. Baltusis' signature is beneath this message. The artwork on the recto was created by painter V. Ivanov in Moscow in 1977.

postcards with portrait of Lenin in autumn

postcards bearing a reproduction of a painting of Lenin, who is shown standing by a lake in autumn. The rest of the recto is grey and also reads "1917". Recto is white and bears some small Russian text.

Semenov, B.

various postcards with Lenin's image

Postcards bearing various images of Lenin on the recto, accompanied sometimes by Russian text. Blank verso except for some small Russian text. One card depicts Lenin as a child and reads: Volodya Ulyanov four years old. Another depicts him as an adolescent and reads: Volodya Ulyanov - gymnasium (meaning high school) pupil. A postcard celebrates the holiday of Great October. A postcard reads: Forward with Communism!

folder of Lenin photographic postcards

package of postcards bearing photographic reproductions of scenes from Lenin's leadership. Each has crest with hammer and sickle and small Russian and English text on verso. All photographs are from 1919 and 1920.

Khramtsova, G.

[official Lithuanian cards, addressed to Mr. Comrade H. Puskunigiui]

Item consists of red note cards with graphic depiction of Lenin's face on cover and Lithuanian text within. One copy has the years 1917-1977 written on the cover, but the others do not. They are addressed to Mr. Comrade H. Puskunigiui. The copy with the years 1917-1977 congratulates him and his staff on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the October Socialist Revolution. Another card congratulates him and his staff on the occasion of the 59th anniversary of the October Socialist Revolution. Another card is an invitation to a formal sitting dedicated to the USSR State Construction Committee and construction and building materials industry workers' unions of the Central Committee of Red Flag. It was to be held at the Agricultural Construction Design Institute's Institute Hall on March 5 at 3pm.. The cards are issued and signed by Agricultural Construction Design Institute Director B. Rilys, party secretary A. Loda, local trade union chair J. Girdzius, Komsomol secretary A. Liksa.

red invitation for Lithuanian Communist Party 60th anniversary celebration

Item consists of a red card with image of Lenin in black, as well as black Russian text. Interior bears Lithuanian and Russian text and signatures. Exterior reads: Invitation. It is address to Mr. Comrade H. Puskunigiui. Interior reads: "The Communist Party of Lithuania Vilnius City Committee and Municipal People's Deputies Executive Committee invites you to attend a solemn ceremonial for the Soviet government foundation in Lithuania and the Lithuanian Communist Party 60th anniversary, which will be held on the 15th of December 1978 in Lenin Square. It starts at 11am." The invitation was issued and signed by Agricultural Construction Design Institute Director B. Rilys, party secretary A. Loda, local trade union chair J. Girdzius and Komsomol secretary A. Liksa.

Photographic plaque of Lenin at his desk

Black and white photograph mounted on plaque with bevelled edges. Image depicts Lenin reading the Soviet newspaper Truth at his desk. Back of plaque has string hanger and cardboad fold-out stand. Applied printed label on verso.

plaque with Lenin profile

wooden plaque with metal folding stand. Wood is topped with layers of red plastic and metal, with a silver coloured relief portrait of Lenin. Covered with a clear plastic lid.

embroidered scene of Lenin and Stalin

embroidered scene on fabric which has been mounted on particle board or cardboard. Plain black fabric covers the verso. The image depicts Lenin and Stalin shaking hands at the bank of a river, while a man waits beside them in a rowboat. The date on the verso reads "1953 March." Beneath the date there is more writing and one of the words translates as "east."

mounted print of Lenin

printed reproduction of a painting of Lenin, shown in jacket and tie from the chest up. The print is mounted on particle board and covered in a transparent plastic layer. Verso has cord for hanging the picture on the wall, as well as an applied label.

Cross stitch of Lenin in wood frame

Cross stitch on canvas of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's head and shoulders, in black, white and grey embroidery floss. In a wood frame with glass protection. Hook on verso to hang the frame.

Cross stitch of Lenin in gold frame

Cross stitch on burgundy coloured felt of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's head and shoulders, in black, white and grey embroidery floss. In a gold plated metal alloy frame with glass protection. Hook on verso to hang the frame. Backing made of wood.

[Wooden egg with political portrait]

Wooden egg shape sculpture, hand painted with face of what may be Mikhail Gorbachev. He wears glasses, holds a microphone up to his mouth, and an earphone up to his ear. Portrait is in black and white, while the egg is painted in red-brown.

Wooden egg with painting of Gorbachev

Wooden egg shape sculpture, hand painted with head and shoulders of Mikhail Gorbachev. sickle, hammer and star from flag appear in gold around him, with clock tower in background and more gold writing. The egg is painted red, and does not stand flat but falls over on its side. The writing behind Gorbachev reads: CPSU. Verso writing reads: Glasnost - Perestroika. There is also a raised signature.

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