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Military Auction

by Alderfer Auction & Appraisal

Platinum House

257 lots | 256 with images

October 22, 2013

Live Auction

501 Fairgrounds Road

Hatfield, PA, 19440 USA

Phone: 00 1 215 393 3023

Fax: 00 1 215 368 9055

Email: auction@alderferauction.com

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Soviet Society of Friends of Air Fleet Membership Badge

Lot 3001: Soviet Society of Friends of Air Fleet Membership Badge

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Description: Soviet Society of Friends of Air Fleet Membership Badge Soviet ODVF (Society of Friends of Air Fleet) Membership Badge, small version, circa 1920s. Badge measures 17mm x 40mm and exhibits some wear and flaws to enameling.

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Soviet Honorary Worker of Maritime Transport Badges

Lot 3002: Soviet Honorary Worker of Maritime Transport Badges

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Description: Soviet Honorary Worker of Maritime Transport Badges Pair of Soviet Honorary Worker of Maritime Transport Badges. Badges measure 45mm x 35mm and are hand numbered on reverse "28334" and "28392". Badges exhibit minor enamel flaws.

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Soviet Order of the Red Banner (reworked)

Lot 3003: Soviet Order of the Red Banner (reworked)

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Description: Soviet Order of the Red Banner (reworked) Soviet Order of the Red Banner that has had additional screw mount to reverse and top ribbon suspension and jump ring removed. Medal exhibits makers mark and number on reverse "86007". Plate on reverse exhibits large areas of soldering and is missing screw plate. Order measures 46mm x 35mm and exhibits some small enamel flakes.

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Soviet Order of the Red Star

Lot 3004: Soviet Order of the Red Star

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Description: Soviet Order of the Red Star Soviet Order of the Red Star with makers mark at upper center on reverse as well as engraved recipient number at lower center on reverse "68426".

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Soviet Excellent MVD Police Badge

Lot 3005: Soviet Excellent MVD Police Badge

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Description: Soviet Excellent MVD Police Badge Soviet Excellent MVD Police Badge. Badge measures 40mm x 30mm.

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Medal of Honored Blood Donor of the USSR

Lot 3006: Medal of Honored Blood Donor of the USSR

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Description: Medal of Honored Blood Donor of the USSR Medal of Honored Blood Donor of the USSR badge. Enameling exhibits some flaws. Badge is unnumbered.

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Grouping of KGB Badges

Lot 3007: Grouping of KGB Badges

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Description: Grouping of KGB Badges Grouping of five badges including; 3-unumbered Honored State Security Employee badges, a 50 Year Anniversary of the KGB, and a Naval KGB badge. Enamel on most badges exhibits some flaws.

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Soviet Enthusiast of the Five Year Plan Badge

Lot 3008: Soviet Enthusiast of the Five Year Plan Badge

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Description: Soviet Enthusiast of the Five Year Plan Badge Soviet Enthusiast of the Five Year Plan. Badge measures 45mm x 43 mm and presents stamped number on reverse at lower left "49" and inscription in Cyrillic in 4 lines at bottom left. Email for exact engraving. Badge exhibits extensive chipping and loss to red enamel and wear to white enamel.

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Soviet Hero of the Five Year Plan. Fighter for the construction of Socialism Badge

Lot 3009: Soviet Hero of the Five Year Plan. Fighter for the construction of Socialism Badge

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Description: Soviet Hero of the Five Year Plan. Fighter for the construction of Socialism Badge Soviet Hero of the Five Year Plan. Fighter for the construction of Socialism. Badge measures 40mm and presents inscription on reverse at bottom center in Cyrillic in 2 lines. Email for exact engraving. Badge exhibits flake on white enamel.

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Order of the Red Banner of Labor Azerbaijan

Lot 3010: Order of the Red Banner of Labor Azerbaijan

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Description: Order of the Red Banner of Labor Azerbaijan Order of the Red Banner of Labor Azerbaijan. Order measures 50mm x 41mm and presents number '87' on both order and retaining screwplate. Order exhibits some enamel flaws and accompanied by 1.25" x 0.75" photograph of recipient wearing order.

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Order of the Red Banner of Labor of Turkmenistan

Lot 3011: Order of the Red Banner of Labor of Turkmenistan

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Description: Order of the Red Banner of Labor of Turkmenistan Extremely rare screw back Order of the Red Banner of Labor of Turkmenistan. Order is numbered on reverse '23'. Order is silver and presents touchmarks on obverse left of maker and silver content. Obverse exhibits some enameling with minor flaking and defect with some wear to metal. This type of order is extensively detailed in Anatoliy Kutsenko book 'Orders of the Soviet Republics' (1996). This rare order was only awarded approximately 250 times

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Order of the Red Banner of Labor of Turkmenistan

Lot 3012: Order of the Red Banner of Labor of Turkmenistan

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Description: Order of the Red Banner of Labor of Turkmenistan Extremely rare screw back Order of the Red Banner of Labor of Turkmenistan. Order is numbered on reverse '42'. Order is silver and presents touchmarks on obverse left of maker and silver content. Obverse exhibits some enameling with minor flaking and defect with some wear to metal. This type of order is extensively detailed in Anatoliy Kutsenko book 'Orders of the Soviet Republics' (1996). This rare order was only awarded approximately 250 times

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Soviet Union/Polish WWII medal Grouping-Identified

Lot 3013: Soviet Union/Polish WWII medal Grouping-Identified

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Description: Soviet Union/Polish WWII medal Grouping-Identified Large medal grouping consisting of 1.) Order of the Red Banner, Type 3, engraved number on reverse "242361", enameling exhibits flaws 2.) Order of the Patriotic War, 1st Class, Type 2, Variation 1, engraved number on reverse "64875" 3.) Order of the Patriotic War, 2nd class, engraved number on reverse "300907", red enamel of star exhibits slight surface abrasions 4.) Order of the Patriotic War, 2nd class, engraved number on reverse "400343" 5.) Order of the Red Star engraved number on reverse "555573", enameling exhibits some surface abrasions 6.) Order of the Red Star engraved number on reverse "919769", enamel exhibits slight surface abrasions 7.) Order of the Red Star engraved number on reverse "2575458", enamel exhibits slight surface abrasions and enamel restoration to upper right arm of star 8.) Medal for Combat Service, Type 2 with stamped number on reverse at bottom center "2540779", ribbon exhibits staining 9.) Warsaw Medal 1939-1945, ribbon exhibits staining and wear 10.) Medal of Victory and Freedom 1945, ribbon exhibits staining and wear 11.) Oder, Neissa and Baltic Medal 1945, ribbon missing. Accompanied by recipient's medal identification booklet with matching numbers.

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Grouping of Soviet Union MVD Honored Badges

Lot 3014: Grouping of Soviet Union MVD Honored Badges

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Description: Grouping of Soviet Union MVD Honored Badges Grouping of three Soviet Badge for Distinguished Worker of the MVD. 1.) with engraved number on reverse at lower right "12520". Badge measures 45mm x 27mm. 2.) with engraved number on reverse at lower right "16421". Badge measures 45mm x 27mm. 3.) with engraved number on reverse at lower right "16743". Badge measures 45mm x 27mm and exhibits significant chipping of enameling

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Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class

Lot 3015: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class First Class Order of the Patriotic War, Type 1, Variation 3. Order measures 42mmx47mm with engraved number on reverse "9566". Ribbon exhibits staining.

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Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class

Lot 3016: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class First Class Order of the Patriotic War, Type 1, Variation 3. Order measures 43mmx47mm with engraved number on reverse "18686".

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Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class

Lot 3017: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class First Class Order of the Patriotic War, Type 2, Variation 1. Order measures 43mm with engraved number on reverse "28081".

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Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class

Lot 3018: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class First Class Order of the Patriotic War, Type 2, Variation 1. Order measures 43mm with engraved number on reverse "60972".

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Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class

Lot 3019: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -First Class First Class Order of the Patriotic War, Type 2, Variation 1. Order measures 44mm with engraved number on reverse "171756".

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Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -Second Class

Lot 3020: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -Second Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -Second Class Second Class Order of the Patriotic War, Type 1, Variation 3. Order measures 42mm with engraved number on reverse "24279".

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Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -Second Class

Lot 3021: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -Second Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Patriotic War -Second Class Second Class Order of the Patriotic War, Type 2. Order measures 44mm with engraved number on reverse "826092".

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Soviet Union Order of the Red Star

Lot 3022: Soviet Union Order of the Red Star

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Red Star Soviet Order of the Red Star. Order measures 45mmx47mm with stamped number on reverse "307" mint mark at lower center. Small enamel defect near sickle and hammer.

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Soviet Union Order of the Red Star

Lot 3023: Soviet Union Order of the Red Star

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Red Star Soviet Order of the Red Star. Order measures 46mmx48mm with engraved number on reverse "2140218".

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Soviet Union Order for Service to the Motherland - Third Class

Lot 3024: Soviet Union Order for Service to the Motherland - Third Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order for Service to the Motherland - Third Class Third Class Order for Service to the Motherland in the Armed Forces of the USSR. Order measures 58mm with engraved number on reverse "134827"

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Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor

Lot 3025: Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor, Type 3. Medal measures 50mm and shows engraved number on reverse "51744". Order is missing the first 'C' in "CCCP" and ribbon exhibits some wear and staining.

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Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor

Lot 3026: Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor, Type 3. Medal measures 50mm and shows engraved number on reverse "120524".

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Soviet Union Order of the Red Banner

Lot 3027: Soviet Union Order of the Red Banner

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Red Banner Soviet Order of the Red Banner, Type 3. Order measures 41mmx39mm with engraved number on reverse "159147".

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Soviet Union Order of Glory - Second Class

Lot 3028: Soviet Union Order of Glory - Second Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Glory - Second Class Second Class Order of Glory. Order measures 48mm with engraved number on reverse "20328". Staining and wear to top section of ribbon on mount. Some minor enamel flaws.

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Soviet Union Order of the October Revolution

Lot 3029: Soviet Union Order of the October Revolution

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the October Revolution Soviet Order of the October Revolution. Order measures 44mm with engraved number on reverse "78344".

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Grouping of Soviet MVD Related Badges

Lot 3030: Grouping of Soviet MVD Related Badges

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Description: Grouping of Soviet MVD Related Badges Grouping of four MVD related badges including 1.) Badge for Excellent Service in MVD 2.) Soviet Excellent MVD Militiaman Badge 3.) Excellent MVD Border Guard Badge exhibiting flaws to enameling. 4.) Excellent MVD Border Guard Badge exhibiting flaws to enameling

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Pair of Mongolian Honorary Medals for Combat

Lot 3031: Pair of Mongolian Honorary Medals for Combat

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Description: Pair of Mongolian Honorary Medals for Combat Pair of Mongolian Honorary Medals for Combat. 1.) Order measures 41mm with screw back attachment to ribbon and presents engraved number on reverse at bottom center "4925". Ribbon presents some wear and staining. 2.) Order measures 41mm with pinback attachment to ribbon and presents engraved number on reverse at bottom center "15874". Ribbon presents some wear and staining.

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Soviet School Graduate Badges

Lot 3032: Soviet School Graduate Badges

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Description: Soviet School Graduate Badges Grouping of eight Soviet military school graduate badges including Special Military Communications, Petroleum and Lubricants Supply, Airborne Military School, and others. Some badges exhibit enamel flaws and chipping.

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Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor - Identified

Lot 3033: Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor - Identified

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor - Identified Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor, Type 4. Medal measures 52mm x 33mm and presents engraved number on reverse "1566582". Accompanied by recipient's medal identification booklet with matching number.

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Hero of the Soviet Union Documentation

Lot 3034: Hero of the Soviet Union Documentation

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Description: Hero of the Soviet Union Documentation Grouping of documents including 1.) Diploma for Hero of the Soviet Union in leather portfolio. Document dated 1955. 2.) Award identification booklet for Hero of the Soviet Union dated 1955 with photograph of recipient wearing Hero of the Soviet Union medal. 3.) Pair of additional documents related to anniversary of World War II.

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Soviet Medal and Document Grouping

Lot 3035: Soviet Medal and Document Grouping

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Description: Soviet Medal and Document Grouping Document and medal grouping including Order of the Red Banner, numbered "136040", Order of the Patriotic War numbered "696345". Medals accompanied by six medal/identification booklets with corresponding numbers as well as an archive of 52 additional documents all named to recipient.

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Grouping of Soviet KGB Anniversary Badges

Lot 3036: Grouping of Soviet KGB Anniversary Badges

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Description: Grouping of Soviet KGB Anniversary Badges Grouping of Anniversary Badges for the KGB: 50 years (2 pieces), 60 years (1 piece), 70 years (1 piece), sold with two additional KGB badges. 6pcs.

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Grouping of Soviet Insignia

Lot 3037: Grouping of Soviet Insignia

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Description: Grouping of Soviet Insignia Grouping of Soviet insignia including four Guard's Badges, Soviet jetton (missing one prong), Soviet Bravery Medal, numbered on reverse "2919891". Guard's badges and jetton exhibit chipping enameling.

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Bulgarian Order

Lot 3038: Bulgarian Order

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Description: Bulgarian Order Bulgarian Order of September 9th, 1944, 3rd Class with Swords. Order measures 55mm and exhibits damage to lower right point of star.

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Order of Glory - Third Class

Lot 3039: Order of Glory - Third Class

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Description: Order of Glory - Third Class Third Class Order of Glory with reverse engraved number "196184". Medal exhibits some surface abrasions and spoiling to ribbon

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Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor

Lot 3040: Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor, Type 4. Medal measures 52mm x 33mm and presents engraved number on reverse "1207735".

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Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor

Lot 3041: Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor

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Description: Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor, Type 4. Medal measures 52mm x 33mm and presents engraved number on reverse "2257", however, reverse of medal shows evidence that this a renumber as reverse shows area of grinding to remove original longer number.

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Soviet Union Order of Nakhimov

Lot 3042: Soviet Union Order of Nakhimov

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Nakhimov Soviet Union Order of Nakhimov, Type 2. Medal measures 58mm x 60mm and presents engraved number on reverse "373".

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Soviet Union Order of Labor Glory - First Class

Lot 3043: Soviet Union Order of Labor Glory - First Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Labor Glory - First Class First Class Order of Labor Glory with reverse engraved number "00192". Order measures 40mm x 48mm.

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Soviet Union Order of Labor Glory - Third Class

Lot 3044: Soviet Union Order of Labor Glory - Third Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Labor Glory - Third Class Third Class Order of Labor Glory with reverse engraved number "447108". Order measures 40mm x 48mm.

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American Miniature Medal Grouping - Identified

Lot 3045: American Miniature Medal Grouping - Identified

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Description: American Miniature Medal Grouping - Identified Grouping of miniature medals attributed to Harold M. Carothers. Miniature medal grouping includes DSC, SS, PH w/OLC, Soldier's Medal, DFC w/2 OLC, Air Medal w/ 5 OLC, Army Commendation Medal w/ V device as well as others. Miniature grouping accompanied by five full sized medals (WWII Victory Medal, European Theater Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Asia Pacific Campaign Medal, and American Defense Medal) along with sterling Aerial Gunner's wing, leather name strip for A-2 jacket, stamped ID tag. Grouping also is accompanied by a large binder of Xerox copies documenting Carothers' service as well as several original photographs and membership cards named to Carothers for veteran's organizations.

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Soviet Union MVD Honored Badge

Lot 3046: Soviet Union MVD Honored Badge

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Description: Soviet Union MVD Honored Badge Soviet Badge for Distinguished Worker of the MVD with engraved number on reverse at lower right "10513"

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Soviet Union NKVD Honored Badge

Lot 3047: Soviet Union NKVD Honored Badge

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Description: Soviet Union NKVD Honored Badge Soviet Badge for Distinguished Worker of the NKVD with engraved number on reverse at lower right "4282". Badge exhibits some chipping and imperfections to enameling.

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Soviet Union NKVD Honored Badge

Lot 3048: Soviet Union NKVD Honored Badge

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Description: Soviet Union NKVD Honored Badge Soviet Badge for Distinguished Worker of the NKVD with engraved number on reverse at lower right "4386". Badge exhibits some imperfections to enameling.

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Soviet Union NKVD Honored Badge

Lot 3049: Soviet Union NKVD Honored Badge

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Description: Soviet Union NKVD Honored Badge Soviet Badge for Distinguished Worker of the NKVD with engraved number on reverse at lower right "3081". Badge is missing retaining screw plate.

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Soviet Union MVD Honored Badge

Lot 3050: Soviet Union MVD Honored Badge

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Description: Soviet Union MVD Honored Badge Soviet Badge for Distinguished Worker of the MVD with engraved number on reverse at lower right "4639".

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