Glory to the fighters of great October!

Poster Number: PP 217
Category: Revolution
Media Size: 39x28
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1954
Editorial Information: Editors M. Sergeeva, P. Piskunov. Technical Editor Zh. Chertova.
Technical Information on Poster: Approved for printing February 24, 1954. Publication No. 523. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order 812. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: A02618.
Catalog Notes: PP 217 Revolution b
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