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M 1936 Navy Torpedo Boat or Submarine Crewman's Helmet with Face Mask and Cowl. Excellent unissued condition; comes with original maker's tag with a 1954 date. Size 57 (US Size 7 1/8 / Medium).
Romania (RPR), Air Force Flight Engineer Badge, 1st cl., c. 1960s. High-quality massive wings in excellent condition.
Varpa ("Ear of Wheat") Sports Club 25th Anniversary Badge, Latvian SSR, circa 1974. Excellent condition.
Medal (Badge) in Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of Soviet Lithuania, 1980. An attractive award to Lithuanian VIPs. Excellent condition.
Supreme Soviet of Latvia membership badge, 9th or 10th Convocation, pin back, #163, 1975-80. One of no more than 635 of such badges ever issued. Excellent condition.
Naval Flags, Official USSR State Guide to Soviet & Foreign Naval Flags & Pennants, Extremely Rare, 1975, Very Good Condition.
Supreme Soviet of Uzbek SSR membership badge, pin back, #328, 1967 issue. The badge was issued to a member of the 7th Convocation of the Uzbekistan Supreme Soviet that included only 458 members. In superb condition.
Badge to a Steel Mill Worker for 20 Years of Work at the Sarkanais Metalurgs Plant, Latvian SSR, c. 1970s-80s. Excellent condition.
Badge to a Steel Mill Worker for 25 Years of Work at the Sarkanais Metalurgs Plant, Latvian SSR, c. 1980s. Excellent condition.
Badge Commemorating Centenary of the Sarkanais Metalurgs ("Red Metallurgist") Plant, Latvian SSR, 1982. Excellent condition.
Badge Commemorating Centenary of the Sarkanais Metalurgs ("Red Metallurgist") Plant, Latvian SSR, 1982. Excellent condition.
Order of Lenin Black Sea Steamship Company Award Pennant c. 1980s.
Avers 6. Reference Catalog of Soviet Orders and Medals. 2003. Rare out-of-print book. Russian text, hardcover, 431 pp. A to Z of Soviet medals.
Award Pennant issued by the Central Committee of Latvian Komsomol c. 1970s-80s.
Flag of a Soviet Navy Search and Rescue Vessel, 1990. Small 19" x 12" size.
Navy Cup & Saucer Set for Officer Canteen, Dulevo Porcelain Factory, dated 1989. Excellent condition.
WW2 Parachute Instructor badge, Type 2 (1941 Model), c. early- to mid-1940s issue. In fine condition. Very scarce and desirable 1941 model and an attractive piece despite some condition issues.
Excellence in the Navy badge, Type 1 in Silver, #2980, circa 1939 issue. Mint- marked "MD". Beautiful early WW2 naval award in superb condition - literally impossible to upgrade.
Badge for Excellence in Naval Base Construction, 1950-1962. Fine quality, relatively uncommon "Soviet Seabee" award in excellent condition. Includes original screw plate.
Badge of a Veteran of the Naval Junior Sailor School ("Cabin Boy" school of the Soviet Navy), c. 1970s-80s.
Order of Lenin, Type 6, Var. 1, #191481, c. 1951 issue. In solid 23 K gold, platinum and enamels. Leningrad Mint version with serial number stamped below the lower rivets. A superb Stalin-era example - literally impossible to upgrade.
M 1968 Steel Helmet, dated 1985. The last Soviet model widely used in Afghanistan. The shell is marked Size 1 (Medium), but is large enough to easily accommodate up to size 61/62 (US size 7 3/4). In excellent condition, shows storage age only.
M 1968 Steel Helmet, Size 2 (Large), dailed 1978. The last Soviet model widely used in Afghanistan. The adjustable liner is meant to fit a 60/61cm (US 7 1/2 - 7 5/8) or smaller head, but the shell is large enough to easily accommodate up to size 64 (US 8). In excellent condition, shows storage age only.
Krasnaya Panorama No. 22, May 1929. Soviet magazine dedicated to propaganda of the Soviet way of life through coverage of carefully selected international events and personalities in culture, politics, science and diplomacy.
Krasnaya Niva No. 38, 1927. Thrice-monthly magazine, organ of the USSR Central Executive Committee, Moscow.
Krasnaya Niva No. 41, 1927. Thrice-monthly magazine, organ of the USSR Central Executive Committee, Moscow.
ShL-82 Air Force ribbed leather helmet, summer version, dated 1985. In near mint condition.
Badge of an Excellent Health Care Professional, Type 3 (early, larger version), #24054, c. early- to mid-1950s. Excellent condition.
Architecture of Soviet Estonia, illustrated, hardcover review, 1987. In Russian with English captions. Very good to excellent condition. Dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the October Revolution.
Fedoskino Lacquer Box with The Rooks Are Back, hand-painted miniature of the famous 1871 painting by A. Savrasov. Stunning artistic quality! With original manufacturer's box. Signed & dated 1982.
ShZ-71 Air Force leather helmet, winter version with fur lining, dated 1975. Scarce early model in near mint condition.
Architecture of Soviet Lithuania, hardcover, illustrated,1987. Russian text with English captions. Excellent condition. Dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the October Revolution.
Denikin & Kolchak, offset lithographs from caricature series "Who the Red Army Beat", by Kukryniksy, c. 1950s.
Makhno & Wrangel, offset lithographs from caricature series "Who the Red Army Beat", by Kukryniksy, c. 1950s.
Windows of the TASS, 1941 - 1945, by Victor Maslennikov. Catalog of Soviet WW2 propaganda posters. Russian text, hard cover, 127 pp.
A set of 2 matching podstakanniki by the Moscow Jewelers Workshop, in Melchior, c. 1950s. Maker's mark stamped on the bottom.
St. George Medal for Bravery, 4th cl., Nicholas II Reign, in silver, #1003666, c. mid-to-late 1916 issue. In very fine to excellent condition.
150th Anniversary of Russian / Soviet Railroads, commemorative medal (award badge), 1987 issue. Last railway award of the Soviet era. Very nicely made and impressive piece in near mint condition.
Ogonyok ## 1-10, 1947, library subscription filing tome of the most popular USSR magazine.
Order of the Red Star, Type 6, Var. 3, Sub-var. 4 ("MZPP"), #2090049, circa early to mid-1945. A relatively scarce version produced by the Moscow Platinpribor Factory (MZPP). This pieceis particularly interesting: it has a factory flaw, a missing part of the center medallion border. In very fine condition.
Tvorchestvo ("Creativity"), issue # 1, 1937. Monthly Journal of the Unions of Soviet Painters and Sculptors.
Mongolia, Order of Combat Valor, Type 1 Var. 2 (with 2 rivets), #3044, circa 1975. In excellent condition.
Tvorchestvo ("Creativity"), issue # 5, 1937. Monthly Journal of the Unions of Soviet Painters and Sculptors.
Tvorchestvo ("Creativity"), issue #6, 1937. Monthly Journal of the Unions of Soviet Painters and Sculptors.
Citation to a Hero of the Soviet Union, NCO, for breaking through the German defense on the western bank of the Narev River north of Warsaw.
Unit citation to a Hero of the Soviet Union, anti-tank artillery officer, for an offensive at the west bank of the Oder river and capture of Szczecin, the main city of Pomerania.
Mongolia, Order of the Polar Star, Type 3 Var. 2 (1945 model with Cyrillic script), #3396, circa early 1950s. Beautiful, relatively early post-war piece in excellent condition.
Document for a Defense of Caucasus Medal, May 1945 issue to NCO in a Guards Tank Corps. Hand-signed by his commanding General, a Hero of the Soviet Union. In very good condition.
Temporary Duplicate Document for a Defense of Stalingrad Medal, Aug. 1943 issue to Sergeant of the 40th Guards Tank Regiment. Extremely rare early certificate in good condition.
Document for a Defense of Caucasus Medal to a Navy Seaman serving in an army antiaircraft unit. A relatively uncommon issue from August 1945, just 3 weeks before the end of WW2. Very good to excellent condition.
Honored State Security Employee badge, #2836, circa late 1960s. Relatively early version featuring wire attachment of the star and horizontal "bars" on the reverse. In excellent condition. The highest decoration of KGB from 1957 until the end of the Soviet Union.
Supreme Soviet of Moldavia membership badge, pin back, #88. Issued in 1980 to one of 380 members of the 10th Convocation of the Moldavian Supreme Soviet. Excellent condition.
KGB Kremlin Guard Regiment badge, circa mid-1970s. A very attractive piece in brass and enamels. In very fine to excellent condition.
Uniform Regulations The official Soviet Handbook on military uniforms. Highly illustrated hardcover by the USSR Ministry of Defense, 1989. Russian text. Brand-new copy in excellent condition.
Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan membership badge, pin back, #302, 1963-67 issue. Relatively early issue to a member of one of the two 1960's convocations. No more than 725 such badges were issued in total. Excellent condition.
Marshal Voroshilov During Military Exercise, an offset color plate c.1940s-50s, reproduction from a 1938 painting by P. Pokarzhevskiy
I.V. Stalin and M.I. Kalinin, an offset color plate c.1940s-50s, reproduction from a painting by F. Modorov
Stalin and Voroshilov in the Kremlin, an offset color plate c.1940s-50s, reproduction from a painting by A. Gerasimov
Stalin's speech at the XVII Congress of VKPb (Russian acronym for "All-Union Communist Party of Bolsheviks"), an offset color lithograph c.1940s-50s, reproduction from a painting by A. Gerasimov
Kaganovich Subway Badge, 1938, #14709. A beautiful award in superb condition - in our opinion, impossible to upgrade.
Badges of the Soviet Armed Forces, 1918 - 1991, by Borisov, 1994, Russian text with English chapter summaries, laminated hard cover. A long out of print clasic. Original edition in brand new unused condition.
GAI Traffic Police identification breast badge with individual serial number, c. mid-late 1980s. A relatively early, obviously issued example. Excellent condition.
GAI Traffic Police identification breast badge with individual serial number, 1985 - early 1991. Shows the logo of a factory in Soviet Ukraine. Near mint condition.
Honorary Badge "To a Warrior - Internationalist", Moscow Mint version, 1980s. Very fine condition.
Honorary Badge "To a Warrior - Internationalist", Leningrad Mint version, 1980s issue. Near mint condition.
Supreme Soviet of the USSR membership badge, pinback, #304, 1970-79. Beautiful piece in very fine to excellent condition.
Krasnaya Niva No. 16, 1931. Thrice-monthly magazine, organ of the USSR Central Executive Committee, Moscow.
Krasnaya Niva No. 17, 1931. Thrice-monthly magazine, organ of the USSR Central Executive Committee, Moscow.
Krasnaya Panorama No. 13, March 1929. Soviet magazine dedicated to propaganda of the Soviet way of life through coverage of carefully selected international events and personalities in culture, politics, science and diplomacy.
Polonnoye Factory of Artistic Ceramics catalog, 1986.
Lenin and Stalin Leading the Civil War, an offset color lithograph, reproduction from a painting by A. Meravov
Excellent Rifleman (aka "Excellent Sharpshooter") Badge, 1953-1957. "Classic Flat" variation. In superb condition.
Sniper Badge, early version by the NKPS Factory, circa mid-1940s. A superb WW2 example, practically impossible to upgrade. Includes original screw plate.
Feliks Dzerzhinsky Commemorative Table Medal in bronze, 1960. Scarce Moscow Mint issue with a circulation of just 1316. Excellent condition.
Commemorative Medal (Badge) to a Ukrainian Veteran of WW2, with original issue box, 1990s. A very uncommon piece to find with its original box.
Soviet Troops in Germany 1945-1994, commemorative album and excellent reference source on the post-WW2 Soviet military presence in East Germany. Moscow, 1994. Russian and German text only.
Awards of Soviet Republics by N. Strekalov and I. Sysolyatin. Rare out-of-print book; single copy in our stock. C 2012, Moscow. The book covers the early "republican" orders and medals which predated (and for a while coexisted with) the federal, Soviet Union awards. This massive 640 page volume is sure to become the final word on the subject. An absolutely incredible and indispensable reference! Russian text.
Ogonyok, #4, January 1953. Weekly Soviet Magazine. Rare issue, page 1 article on the infamous "Doctors' Plot", brainchild of Stalin's paranoia in the last year of his life.
Our highest recommendation: The Comprehensive Guide to Soviet Orders and MedalsMcDaniel and Schmitt, the ultimate guide for the serious collector of Soviet Medals. English language. Rare and essential out of print reference! A brand new copy in mint condition.
Dyatkovo Crystal, photo album with informative essays on the history of the factory since its foundation in 1790, its artists and its products. Planeta Publishers, Moscow, 1980.
Soviet Sculpture, illustrated guide for Soviet arts teachers, 1988 hardcover edition. Excellent condition.
Konakovo Faience Factory catalog commemorating the 175th anniversary of the factory. C. 1980s.
Medal for the Liberation of Belgrade, Var. 2 (U-shaped eyelet), late 1940s - early 50s issue. In outstanding condition, practically impossible to upgrade.
Agitation for Happiness, Soviet Art of the Stalin Era, catalog of an exhibition of the State Russian Museum, published by Edition Temmen, Bremen, Germany, 1994.
Konakovo Majolica, by E. Bubnova, 1978 edition, Moscow.
Air Force officer service visor hat, dated 1979. Nicely marked by the Kiev Headgear Factory. Size 56 (Medium). Excellent condition.
Tula Samovar, illustrated study of the iconic Russian water boiler and tea ceremony. 1989 publication.
Gzhel Pottery 18th to 20th Centuries, RSFSR Artist Publishers, Leningrad, 1988.
Microphone MD-41, manufactured at the Oktava Factory, Tula, 1959.
Reference Guide Order of Lenin Order of Stalin (project), "History, Evolution and Variations". C. 2005, Moscow.
Beauty and Glory of Southern Urals, an exceptionally rare catalog of a 2008 exhibition of the best artwork of Southern Urals art factories, only 30 copies printed.
Poland, Excellent Soldier Badge, 1st cl., Type 3, 1973-1999. Excellent condition, includes original screw plate with the Polish State Mint logo.
Medal for 60th Anniversary of Victory over Germany, official issue, 2005. The medal was instituted by the Russian Government but awarded not only in Russia but also in many other former Soviet republics. This particular piece was struck at the Ukrainian Mint. In excellent condition.
Trans-Baikal song, sheet music with lyrics. 1934 edition. Music by the author of the USSR Anthem.
Folding compact theater binoculars, c. 1970s-80s.
Stormy Poplars, single song, sheet music with lyrics. 1934 edition. Music by N. Myaskovskiy, a famous Soviet composer.
Russia's Struggle for Building Its State, 1942 original booklet edition of a historical review covering the very beginning of the political and military struggle resulting in the formation of the state of Russia.
M 1940 steel helmet (SSh-40), dated 1944. A nice example with an outline of the star on the front and maker mark of the Lysvenskiy Metal Factory. In very good condition; includes mostly intact original liner and perfectly preserved chinstrap.
Artillery Officer School Graduate Badge, 1909-1917. In brass. The imperial crown has been removed after the fall of the monarchy in 1917, almost certainly by the original owner. The badge is in excellent condition otherwise.
Large table medal in celebration of 100 million tons of steel produced in the USSR
Award Badge to Lower Ranks for Impeccable Service in His Imperial Majesty's Own Composite Infantry (Guards) Regiment, 1907-1917. Beautiful, highly vaulted piece in silvered brass and enamels. Very fine to excellent condition.
Table medal in commemoration of Mikhail Lomonosov, polymath, son of a farmer, active member of the Russian Academy of Sciences at age 34. Bronze, unknown sculptor.
M 1898/30 Mosin-Nagant socket bayonet with retaining mechanism, late 1930s - 1945 issue. Shows an arsenal mark. In unissued condition, retains well over 90% of its original blueing and has only a minor amount of rust on the base of the blade.
M 1936 steel helmet, pre-WW2 vintage, with the rare 1st pattern "Shvartz" leather liner. In very good condition for its type, with most of the original paint, liner padding and chin strap intact.
Sotheby's Auction Catalog, London, Sept. 2007. The auction that never was! The entire collection of Imperial Russian antiques & Soviet art sold to a Russian oligarch prior to the auction.
The Moskva-Volga Canal, a large detailed schematic map, a 1938 Soviet poster.
Peter the Great Equestrian Monument Table Medal, Leningrad Mint, 1976 issue, unknown circulation.
30th Anniversary of Komsomol badge, 1949 issue. Variation with white enamel; shows Lenemalyer Factory logo. Excellent condition.
GRU Spetsnaz Winter Uniform, dated 1977 / 76. Includes heavy tunic in olive drab with additional separate button-in padded liner and tsygeika lamb fur collar, plus matching pair of pants, also with detachable liner. Size 52-5 (Medium / Large). This is a rare, very early issue of the winter uniform which was later modified to become a well known Afghanka. Both the jacket and pants are in superb unissued condition, with manufacturer's tags.
Canteen Pouch, circa 1940s. In soft olive-green canvas with a drawstring and Bakelite button. Excellent condition.
Document for a Capture of Berlin Medal, issued in Oct. 1945 to a Guards Lt. Colonel, commander of a dispatch aviation regiment of the 3rd Guards Tank Army. The most unusual document to an aviator issued by the command of a tank army! The recipient died less than a year later while serving with the Soviet occupation army in Austria, probably due to an accident. The document is in excellent condition. It comes with copies of the award commendations for two of the recipient's wartime decorations including an Order of Alexander Nevsky.
Order of the Red Banner of Labor, Type 5, Var. 2, "flat back with curved mint mark", #261457, circa 1953 issue. In excellent condition and includes original suspension with old ribbon.
Soviet Porcelain in the MART (Il Museo di Arte Moderna), special 2005 issue of the Russian Artkhronika ("Art Chronicles") magazine. This rare out of print publication shows many superb early examples of Soviet propaganda art. Near mint condition.
Order of the Red Banner of Labor, Type 6, Var. 2, # 507859, circa 1966-67 issue. A distinctive version with conical rivets from the first series by the Leningrad Jewelry Factory. This specimen is from a very interesting part of the series: its serial number is from the range overlapping with the 5300 specimens produced by the Moscow Mint that due to a bureaucratic error received the same serial numbers (this necessitated adding a prefix "0" to all the Moscow-made pieces). Excellent condition.
Order of the October Revolution, Var. 2 (with 5 rivets), #84961, c. early 1980s. Second highest Soviet order after the Order of Lenin. A superb example, practically impossible to upgrade.
Medal for the Defense of Caucasus, Var. 1, 1940s issue. Extremely attractive, excellent example on original suspension with beautifully preserved old ribbon.
Document for the Restoration of the Ferrous Metallurgy of the South Medal issued in Stalingrad, c. 1940s-50s. A highly uncommon award issued in the city located far from the main Soviet steel production centers. Excellent condition.
Certificate for a Defense of Stalingrad Medal, March 1945. Hand-signed by an Armored Corps Major General, commander of the Poltava Tank School. The recipient fought at Stalingrad as an infantry private of the 65th Army during the defensive phase of the battle. The document is in good condition.
Russian poet fabulist I.A. Krylov Commemorative Table Medal, Bronze, by Leningrad Mint, 1977 issue. Only 850 made.
Classics of Russian literature, a complete set of 6 table medals in original holder with dividers and original storage envelope, c. 1970s.
Lomonosov Naval College (LMU VMF) graduate badge, Type 2, circa 1960s-70s. Attractive badge in excellent condition.
Artillery Officer Dress Visor Hat by the Moscow TsEPK factory, dated 1976. Size 57 (US 7 / Medium). Very good to excellent condition, perfectly clean and free of mothing.
Armed Forces Veteran Medal, 1970s-80s. Variation with mint mark "LMD" on the eyelet. Excellent condition.
Stalingrad Youth and Students Festival badge, c. 1956-57. Excellent condition.
60th Anniversary of the October Revolution, Table Medal with original fitted case of issue, by the Leningrad Mint, 1977. Both the medal and case are in outstanding condition.
Russian drama actress Pelageya Strepetova 125th Anniversary Commemorative Table Medal, Bronze, by Moscow Mint, 1976 issue. Only 800 made.
Composer & Pianist Alexander Goldenweiser 100th Anniversary Commemorative Table Medal, Bronze, by Leningrad Mint, 1975 issue.
Document for a Capture of Berlin Medal, issued in Dec. 1945 to a high-level political officer of the Soviet Army of Occupation Army in Central Europe. Hand- signed by a Lt. General. During the Battle of Berlin, the recipient of the award document specialized in propaganda aimed at degrading morale of the German troops. The document comes with copies of the award commendations for his three wartime decorations from the Russian archives.
Lokomotiv Sports Club of Railroad Employees, Membership Badge, circa late 1940s - 1950s. Beautifully detailed piece showing a steam engine locomotive, in excellent condition.
Documents for Medals for the Defense of Odessa and Sevastopol, awarded to a Navy Petty Officer. Both certificates were issued on the same day in March 1944 and are in outstanding condition. A very uncommon group to an unlikely survivor of two early WW2 campaigns.
Spartakiada of Belorussian SSR, participant's badge, 1956. Very well-made early piece in excellent condition.
Nauka ("Science") Sports Club Membership Badge, screw back miniature version, circa late 1940s - early 1950s. Organized in 1936, this DSO ("Volunteer Sports Society") was the sports club of the trade union of scientists and employees of higher education. It was absorbed by the DSO Burevestnik during the reorganization of Soviet sprots movement in 1957. Excellent condition.
First Degree in Pentathlon, qualification badge, circa 1960s. In brass and enamels, heavier and better made than later issues. Excellent condition.
Sports Club of Moscow Energy Institute (MEI), Membership Badge, circa early to mid-1930s. Very well-made piece in excellent condition.
Medal for Victory over Germany, Var. 2, late 1940s - early 50s. In superb condition; includes original suspension with old ribbon.
Medal for Victory over Germany, Var. 3 ("Voenkomat" issue), 1960s-80s. Very fine to excellent condition.
ZAGS (Office for Records of Civic Status) Chain of Office, worn by registrars conducting weddings in the Soviet Union; in light-weight metal with original shipping/storage box, dated 1984. Enameled links and a large hammer and sickle pendant to give a Communist bureaucrat a priestly appearance. In excellent condition.
Nauka ("Science") Sports Club, Honorary Badge, 1949. Nauka was the DSO ("Volunteer Sports Society") of the trade union of scientists and employees of higher education. Excellent condition.
WW2 "Trench Art" cigarette lighter circa 1940s. In perfect working condition.
Badge of a Winner of Regional Championship, Bureverstnik ("Petrel") Sports Club of College Students, Faculty, and Retail Trade, circa 1950s - early 60s. Excellent condition.
50th Anniversary of the MVD Academy, 1979. Excellent condition.
Krasnoye Znamya ("Red Banner") Sports Club Membership Badge, circa late 1930s - late 1940s. A nicely made miniature in excellent condition. Created in 1938, this DSO sports club belonged to the trade union of workers of the Cotton Textile Industry. The club was dissolved in 1957.
Honorary Certificate from VLKSM Central Committee, issued to a female WW 2 partisan for "active struggle against German invaders'". High quality hard-covered booklet featuring Stalin's and Lenin's portraits embossed on the cover. Excellent condition.
WW2 Soviet infantryman leading an assault, model of a monument, c. 1970s. Dramatic dynamic sculpture in solid bronze. Foundry marked on the bottom.
Stroitel ("Builder") Sports Club Membership Badge, circa late 1940s. Excellent condition. DSO Stroitel was created in 1936 and later combined several trade union sports clubs of industrial construction workers. The club was dissolved in 1957.
Ready for Labor and Defense badge, 2nd (highest) level, unnumbered, c. late 1950s through 1961. In very fine to excellent condition and includes original mint marked screw plate.
Order for Personal Courage, Var. 1, #002346, with McDaniel authentication. In near mint condition, probably an unissued example rated 9 out of 10 by McDaniel.
Honorary Certificate for providing "cultural services" to frontline troops during the Patriotic War, a huge and incredibly ornate bifold document commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Red Army and Navy. A stunning piece in good to very good condition.
Certificate for a Defense of Stalingrad Medal, May 1946. Hand-signed by Hero of the Soviet Union Maj. General Filippov, the famous hero of Stalingrad who led the tank column that captured the key bridge in Kalach thus trapping the German VI Army in the Stalingrad pocket. The document was issued to a highly decorated medical officer in a Guards mechanized division who served under Filippov's command after the war. The document is in very good condition, far better than the average. Comes with a copy of the article about Filippov in the official Soviet-era catalog Heroes of the Soviet Union.
Order of the Badge of Honor, Type 4, Var. 1, #396159, with a document, awarded in 1966 to a Lithuanian woman. Relatively uncommon version without the raised line under the serial number. The booklet contains no other decorations and is filled- out in beautiful calligraphy, a style associated with "Kremlin awards". The order is in very fine condition, while the document is in excellent condition.