Heroes of Socialist Labor
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Documented Group of a Hero of Socialist Labor, a mechanical foreman at a large sugar refinery in Chernigov Region, Ukraine. Includes Gold "Hammer and Sickle" Medal awarded in May 1966, Order of Lenin issued with it, and two award documents: Order Booklet and Hero's Certificate (aka "Large Certificate") with its original case of issue. The order of Lenin is an extremely rare transitional version produced in 1966 by the Leningrad Mint, one of the few Type 6 Orders of Lenin with Leningrad Mint logo, engraved serial number and engraved underline. The awards are in very fine to excellent condition.
Gold "Hammer and Sickle" Medal of Hero of Socialist Labor, Type 2 Var. 3, #15855, with original case of issue, awarded in April 1971 to a railway wagon factory worker in the city of Kremenchug, Ukraine. In very fine to excellent condition, an attractive piece free of significant flaws.