USSR: Sputnik-1 launch metal & enamel commemorative pin, 1957; 13 x 34.5mm, 1.75g. Not maker marked. Blue & white background with dove circling globe, "CCCP" & date of launch "4 X 57". This was the first satellite ever launched and ushered in the period of the 'space race' during the Cold War.
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