Jump to content
News Ticker
  • I am now accepting the following payment methods: Card Payments, Apple Pay, Google Pay and PayPal
  • Latest News

    Help with this Soviet badge marked "FIA Lyon"

    Eric Gaumann

    Recommended Posts

    Can you help me with this strange, Soviet badge, please?

    I've collected Soviet items for years now and have never seen a Soviet badge manufactured by a Capitalist Country.  This Soviet style looks to me 1950s, but It could be earlier, even pre-WW2.  It's a long service (10 years I assume) badge issued by a 'sports committee' in the USSR.  Google shows me FIA Lyon started (and still exists) as a badge and medal manufacturer in 1928.

    Any ideas?



    Link to comment
    Share on other sites


    In my opinion the topic belongs to Soviet badges division.There are many of them for sale in Russian forums or shops.Material-silver.Here you are with the document -1980.




    За др р.jpg


    Link to comment
    Share on other sites

    7 hours ago, nickstrenk said:

    In my opinion the topic belongs to Soviet badges division.

    True, but I know what it is.  I just don't know why it was made in France?  Was hoping one of the learned members here knew a little about FIA Lyon.

    Link to comment
    Share on other sites

    • 2 months later...

    Hello Eric,

    I have no idea why FIA (which stands for Fabrique d'Insignes Artistiques, formerly Augis a Lyon based maker of badges and medals) got the contract to produce those badges.

    The badge is for the Sport Commitee of the USSR. I believe X, XV, XX stands for 10, 15 or 20 years membership ?



    Edited by WRANGEL
    Link to comment
    Share on other sites

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
    • Create New...

    Important Information

    We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.