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Buy one month’s salary worth of Industrialization Bonds.

Poster Number: PP 721
Category: Economy
Poster Notes: [On the coin] Workers of all countries, unite. 1 ruble 1928
Media Size: 46.5x32.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1928
Glavlit Directory Number: A-17724
Sources & Citation: Baykov, A. (1947). The Development of the Soviet Economic System: An Essay on the Experience of Planning in the U.S.S.R. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Catalog Notes: PP 721 Economy b; Sister Poster PP 696
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Printer: Mospoligraf (Moscow Polygraphic), Moscow — Мосполиграф, Москва
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