Poster Plakat A Collection of Posters from the Soviet Union and its Satellite Nations

Translation: Do you know what a standard is? A standard is a law that establishes level of quality of production in the interest of the whole economy. OSM -- Universal Standard For The Country.Read Full Translation...Do you know what a standard is? A standard is a law that establishes level of quality of production in the interest of the whole economy. OSM -- Universal Standard For The Country. Maintaining standards -- lowers production costs and saves materials – which increases the tempo of socialist economic reconstruction. [quote in upper right corner] “We cannot tolerate any longer the horrible production quality of some of our manufacturers! It has long been time to remove this shameful stain.” --J. Stalin.Close Full Translation
Poster Number: PP 176
Category: Industry
Artist: Fridgato — Фридгато
Poster Notes: OSM was the Standardization Department of the Ministry (Otdely Standartizatsii Ministerstv). The Soviet Republics performed standardization management through their departments in their respective ministries.
Media Size: 38x28
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Mosoblpoligraf (Moscow Regional Printers), Moscow
Printer Notes: In 1921, the Soviet Union formulated a plan to consolidate the nation’s largest and best printing operations into state-owned trusts. Mosoblpoligraf was a regional printing trust created out of the consolidation plan. It managed the 26th Lithography Workshop of Moscow.
Publisher: Standardization and Rationalization Publishing House, Moscow
Publishing Date: c.1930
Publisher Notes: This publishing house was located near Il’inka Street at 2 Rybnyi Lane, No. 26.
Glavlit Directory Number: V-21501
Catalog Notes: PP 176 Industry