Soviet armor lieutenant colonel parade uniform

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Visor cap
Belt optional
1 order (copy)
11 medals
4 badges


Soviet armor lieutenant colonel
Obr.69 parade uniform

Soviet Obr.69 parade uniform for an ukrainian SSR liutenant colonel of the Soviet armor forces, likely with a short wartime career. The shoulder boards are golden with two large metal golden stars each and the collar tab hold the armor insignia on velvet black backing. Overall, the uniform is a officers set in high quality standard.

The awards on the uniform indicate a career within the armed forces during the mid late war action following 1944-1945. The Order of Red Banner is a copy whereas the original was missing. While the combat service medal is present, the only award indicating wartime service is the medal for victory over Germany as the combat merit medal was likely awarded for long service. Postwar decorations include the anniversary awards for the victory as issued in 1965 and 1975 for combatants, the I. and II. classes of the irreproachable service awards as well as the postwar armed forces anniversary medals of 1948, 1958 and 1968. The medal for 100th anniversary of Lenin is the military version. On the wearers right is a 1950s armor proficiency badge, Red Guards and a very interesting Ukrainian SSR 30th anniversary badge in brass and enamel commemorating the liberation of Ukraine.

The size of the uniform is about size 48 russian or 38US. The visor cap, which is made in Odessa, is a size 55 with pressed fiberboard visor. The belt is not included, but is offered as an optional purchase.

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