Order of the Badge of Honor
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Order of the Badge of Honor, Type 2, Var. 5 (screw back with two-word mint mark), #29438, circa 1942 issue. A desirable mid-war issue in superb condition. Comes with original silver screw plate.
Order of the Badge of Honor, Type 3, Var. 1 "flat back", #68866, circa early 1945 issue. A beautiful early example almost for sure issued during WW2. In excellent condition and includes original wartime suspension.
Order of the Badge of Honor, Type 3, Var. 2 ("flat back" with small mint mark), #120098, circa 1948. Very attractive early post-war piece in superb condition. Comes on original suspension.
Order of the Badge of Honor, Type 3, Var. 3 "flat back", #163714, circa early 1950s. A very uncommon piece featuring more adult-like proportions of the workers (known serial number range for this version is less than 10000). In excellent condition.
Order of the Badge of Honor, Type 4, Var. 1 #277248, circa late 1950s. A relatively early "hollow back" issue in outstanding condition. Comes on original suspension.
Order of the Badge of Honor, Type 4, Var. 2 (single-piece construction), #1523631, circa mid-1980s. Note the extremely high serial number: among the highest observed for the Order of Badge of Honor and well within the range for the 1988 Order of Honor. Excellent condition.
Order of the Badge of Honor / Order of Honor. Subtitled History and Awards , by Oleg Derevyanko and Valeriy Durov, C. 2020. Russian text. Large format h/c with tremendous amount of information and photos. The book is a result of years of painstaking research and contains massive amount of data never published before. It will for sure remain the ultimate word on the subject. Highly recommended for Russian- speaking collectors and historians.