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Cold War Czech Paramilitary Forces Svazarm Award Badge
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The Svazarm was the Communist Czechoslovakian government organization responsible for carrying out the training of civilians in military skills and disciplines, such as piloting aircraft and weapons marksmanship. This is a large and striking high award badge of the Svazarm organization. It is 2 inches long by 1 1/2 inches wide, heavy multi-piece, riveted construction, and serial numbered on the reverse. There is some minor loss of enamel to the lower ribbon section. It appears to be of nickel-silver composition and exhibits s fine, uncleaned, patina.