The Comprehensive Guide to Soviet Orders and Medals

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This book is the first of its kind, in any language, to catalog by type, variation and serial number, the wide variety of Soviet orders and medals. The book explains not only the history of each award, but the official statutes and regulations governing them, and contains over 630 color and 50 b/w photographs. The obverse and reverse of each type and variation are illustrated, as well as soldiers, sailors and civilians wearing their decorations. Rarity ratings are assigned to each type and variation and there is a separate chapter for the examination of items associated with Soviet orders and medals. There is also a section within each chapter which examines fakes that have been observed by the authors. This reference will be a valuable guide for the Soviet order and medal collector or anyone interested in this unique aspect of Soviet History.

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Hardcover
409 pages
Publisher: Historical Research Llc; 1st Edition (May 1, 1997)
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-0965628907
Dimensions: 22.35 x 3.048 x / 28.45 cm / 8.8 x 1.2 x 11.2 inches
Weight: 2.13 kg / 4.7 pounds
Condition: like new, very light shelf wear, small tear on the cover.