Badge (for Officers Air Force Technical School, 1955-1972)


SKU: POL583.024

Estimated market value:

$10 USD

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Estimated market value:

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  • Country
  • Makers
    State Mint, Warsaw
  • Composition
  • Inscription
    Obv: TOSWL
  • Size
  • Version Remarks
    This version has a screwback fastener with a spinner that is stamped "MENNICA PANSTWOWA."


The Badge for Military School Graduates was created in 1948 and awarded to Officers upon their graduation from various military training schools.

The badge is classified into two types based on design changes. The Type I badges are in the form of a shield, while the Type II badges are in the form of an elongated diamond.

There are numerous versions of the Type II Badge that differ in inscription to denote particular training schools. It is further divided into three items based on additional changes in form. The following initials appear on first item of the Type II Badge:
- OSP ("Oficerska Szkoła Piechoty," Officers Infantry School)
- OSA ("Oficerska Szkoła Artylerii," Officers Artillery School)
- OSAPLOT (“Oficerska Szkoła Artylerii Przeciwlotniczej,” Officers Aircraft Artillery School)
- OSFM (Officers Medical Assistant School)
- OSI (“Oficerska Szkoła Inźynierii,” Officers Engineering School)
- OSK (“Oficerska Szkoła Kwatermistrzowska,” Officers Quartermaster School)
- OSKBW (“Oficerska Szkoła Korpusu Bezpieczeństwa Wewnętrznego,” Officers Internal Security Corps School)
- OSL (“"Oficerska Szkoła Lotnicza,” Officers Air Force School)
- OSŁ (“Oficerska Szkoła Łączności,” Officers Communication School)
- OSMW ("Oficerskiej Szkoły Marynarki Wojennej" Officers Naval School)
- OSOPCHEM (Officers Anti-Chemical School)
- OSPOLIT (“Oficerskiej Szkoły Politycznej,” Officers Political School)
- OSR (“Oficerskiej Szkoły Radiotechnicznej,” Officers Radio Technical School)
- OSS (“Oficerska Szkoła Samochodow,” Officers Automobile School)
- OSUZBR (Officers Armament School)
- OSWCH (Officers Military Chemical School)
- OSWINZ (“Oficerska Szkoła Wojsk Inżynieryjnych,” Officers Military Engineering School)
- OSWŁ (“Oficerskiej Szkoły Wojsk Łączności,” Officers Military Communication School)
- OSWOP (“Officer School of Border Troops,” Officers Border School)
- OSWOPL (Officers Anit-Aircraft Defence School)
- OSWPANC (Officers Technical Armoured and Mechanized School)
- OSWPIZ (“Oficerska Szkoła Wojsk Pancernych i Zmechanizowanych,” Officers Anti-Aircraft School)
- OSWRIART (Officers Military Rocket and Artillery School)
- OSWZ (“Oficerska Szkoła Wojsk Zmechanizowanych,” Officers Military Mechanized Forces School)
- TOSWL (“Oficerskiej Technicznej Szkoły Lotniczej,” Officers Air Force Technical School)
- TOSWPIZ (“Techniczna Oficerska Szkoła Wojsk Pancernych i Zmechanizowanych,” Officers Armoured Military School)
- TSWL (“Technicznej Szkoły Wojsk Lotniczych,” Air Force Technical School)


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