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UNIQUE GENERAL ELECTRIC BRONZE SIGN from Russia 1930
This unique sign is from exe USSR.
It was on one of the largest metallurgical factories in the Europe in town Magnitogorsk.
This factory was built in 1920's - 1930's.
Experts from the USA have been involved for designing and consultation of construction of a factory.
Experts from General Electric have been involved too. Machines and mechanisms from the USA were bought also.
Size is 23 3/4" x 14 3/4".
There is number on the back side: N.P. 16700.
Weight is about 16 kg.
EBay Item #720235419 Link
In 1930 May took virtually his entire Frankfurt staff to Russia. May's Brigade amounted to a task force of 17 people, including Lihotsky, her husband Wilhelm Schuette, the Swiss Hans Schmidt, and the Dutch Mart Stam. The promise of the "Socialist paradise" was still fresh, and May's Brigade and other groups of western planners had the hope of constructing entire cities. The first was to be Magnitogorsk. Although May's group is indeed credited with building 20 cities in three years, the reality was that May found Magnitogorsk already under construction and the town site dominated by the mine.
The city played an important role during the World War II. Half of all tanks, each third projectile were made from steel of Magnitka.