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Title Order of the Red Star of the Soviet Union
Nationality Russian
Period c 1954
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This order was instituted before WW2 and originally could be awarded to such people as the KGB for peacetime heroics, but was most commonly awarded in WW2 and later for gallantry or long service. The reverse has the mark of the Moscow mint and a number (3319187) which was probably awarded on 5/11/54 for long service.

The quality of Soviet era medals is always quite startling, so much so that Fattorini's, the famous Birmingham medal makers, have a whole showcase of Soviet orders on display in their factory to encourage their own work force and show the quality of finish that can be achieved.

The condition is excellent, with very little wear and tear, and it has its original spinner on the reverse. The medal is made of high grade silver, with a beautiful translucent red enamel.

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[Militaria : Medals : Russian : 20th Century]

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The goods are safely in and I am delighted. Many thanks for the outstanding handling of this order and I hope we can do many more.

M R, USA, 03.04.2009

Good news, my friend, the boot knife has arrived safe and sound. This example will more than fill my collection need.

R M, USA, 01.05.2008

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