USSR Gosstrakh [State Insurance Company] Have you insured your life with Gosstrakh? Life Insurance provides the insured: –in the instance they live to the end of the term of insurance; –in the instance of disability resulting from accident; or to their family and relatives: –in the instance of premature death of the insured. [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 908
Category: Economy
Poster Notes: Gosstrakh (Gosudarstvennoe strakhovanie v SSSR) was the state insurance of the USSR founded in 1921. Its counterpart was Ingosstrakh, foreign state insurance, offering insurance to trade organizations and tourists with its operations continuing but as a private company. In the USSR, the two insurance entities ran as separate operations.
Media Size: 28x20
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1944
Technical Information on Poster: FG August 23, 1944. NKMP, Order 476, 477.
Sources & Citation:

Borscheid, P., & Haueter, N. V. (2012). World insurance: The evolution of a global risk network. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (P. 228, Gosstrakh and Ingosstrakh)
Simon, G. (2018). Nationalism and policy toward the nationalities in the Soviet Union: From totalitarian dictatorship to post-Stalinist society. (Gosstrakh formation)

Catalog Notes: Economy b
Artist: Illegible Name — Неразборчивое Имя
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