Let’s raise the flag of Socialistic competition!

Poster Number: PP 673
Category: Workers
Media Size: 44x30
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1971
Editorial Information: Editor Z. Kondrat’eva
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] September 7, 1971; Publication No. 1-1506; Order No. 679; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 10 kopeks; 8-2-2/71.
Glavlit Directory Number: A10475
Catalog Notes: PP 673 Workers
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