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Beautiful M/1969 Ukraine SSR and Stalingrad war veteran parade uniform of a colonel of the Soviet armed forces. The tunic and pants are made from highest quality wave green wool and the shoulder boards have rich golden embroidery with three large metal stars each. The piping is red along the shoulder boards, the cuffs and the trouser legs. The collar tabs are golden with red felt and carry the armed forces insignia used by the motorized infantry. The same red color is also present on the base and piping of the visor cap, which also has a fiberboard visor.
During the war, the colonel participated in defense of Stalingrad with a postwar career into the 1970s. The awards also include the Order of the Patriotic War I class, the medal for combat service and a copy of the Order of Lenin, several postwar anniversary and commemorative awards as well as post-Soviet ukrainan and russian decorations stretching as far as the early 2000s. Further awards include a Guards badge and a post-war graduation badge from a military academy.
The coat is a winter parade coat with gray shoulder boards and three metal stars on each shoulder. The collar tabs are red with the infantry/armed forces insignia.
Overall, the uniform set is in excellent condition shows light to medium wear. The size for the tunic is about 50 (US40, M), the visor cap is roughly 57.
Awards: Order of Lenin (copy), Order of the Patriotic War I class, Medal for Combat service, Medal for Defense of Stalingrad, Medal for Victory over Germany, Medals for 20th-30th-40th and 50th anniversaries of the Victory, Medal for Veteran of Labor, medals for 30th-40th-50th-60th and 70th anniversaries of the foundation of the Soviet armed forces, medal for 60th anniversary of the Victory, medal for 100th anniversary of birth of Zhukov. On top, Medal for 100th anniversary of birth of Lenin, medal for Defender of Fatherland and 60th anniversary of Liberation of Ukraine.
Post-war Red guards badge, Military academy graduation badge, 25th anniversary of the Victory.
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