Pin (Znachok), History of Aviation U.S.S.R., Tupolev Tu-16


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Inventory Number


Physical Description

Commemorative (znachok) History of Aviation in the U.S.S.R. pin; diamond shaped badge with embossed top side profile of a Tupolev Tu-16 depicted in silver; red enamel background; "History of Aviaiton, U.S.S.R. raised letter text in Russian Cyrillic with black enamel background.

Credit Line

Donated by Stephanie J. Markgraf

Country of Origin

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics


  • Copper Alloy
  • Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy
  • Enamel


3-D: 2.1 × 2.1 × 0.5cm (13/16 × 13/16 × 3/16 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum



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