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Beautiful M/1969, war veteran, daily dress uniform of a colonel general of the Soviet armed forces. The tunic and pants are made from high quality wool and the shoulder boards are green with golden embroidered stars, correct for the rank. The general was served in the defense of Caucasus during the war and earned no less than three Order of Lenin, two Order of the Red Star, the Order of Alexander Nevski, twice Order of Red Star and Order of Patriotic War Ist class. A rich number of Warszaw pact awards and the Soviet medal for strengthening military cooperation indicates an active post-war career in the armed forces. The foreign awards include several Bulgarian decorations but also East germany, Cuba, Poland and Mongolia. There are traces on the collar from a pinback Highest Soviet - badge.
Overall, the uniform set is in excellent condition shows light to medium wear (medium for visor cap). The visor cap is marked '85' for 1985 manufacture. The uniform itself roughly dates from the early 1980s. The size for the tunic is 52 (40-42, L), the visor cap is 56-57. The shoulder belt and holster are not included.
Awards in the ribbon bar: Three Order of Lenin, Two Order of Red Banner, Order of Alexander Nevski, two Order of Patriotic War Ist class, two Order of Red Star, Order of Badge of Honor, Medal for Combat service, Medal for 100th anniversary of Birth of V.I. Lenin, Medal for Defense of Caucasus, Medal for Victory over Germany, Medals for 20th, 30th and 40th anniversaries of the Victory, Medal to Veteran Serviceman, Medal for Strenghtening Military, medals for 30th, 40th, 50th and 60th anniversaries of the foundation of the Soviet armed forces, medal for 20 years of Irreproachable service plus a vast number of Warsaw pact awards. On the wearers right side of the uniform is a graduation badge from a military academy.
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