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ORDER OF THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION 1st variation. This was considered the second highest order of the USSR. Instituted on October 31, 1967. Awarded to Soviet and foreign citizens, factories, army units, political organizations, etc. for building socialism, social work, contribution to the economy, etc. Made of silver, enamel and goldplating. This was awarded to Fiodor Abramovitch Chistobaev in 1971.
ORDER OF THE RED BANNER OF LABOR Instituted on September 7, 1928. Awarded to individuals and institutions for contribution in the economy, science, social work, etc. Made of silver, enamel and goldplating. Made of silver, enamel and goldplating. This was also awarded to Fiodor Abramovitch Chistobaev in 1966.
ORDER OF LABOR GLORY 3RD CLASS Type 2. Established on January 18, 1974 and awarded for contributions to the economy and outstanding labor. Made of silver, gilt and enamel.
ORDER OF THE BADGE OF HONOR Instituted on November 25, 1935. Awarded for contribution to the defense, economy politics, sports, etc. Made of silver, gilt and enamel. Concave reverse type. (Document not translated yet)
(Left Order): Order of the Red Star, made of solid silver and enamel. S/n is 1754847. Perfect enamel, very minor wear, XF+ condition.
Special thanks to Alexei Merezhko for translations and scans!
*The history quotes of the orders is from Paul McDaniel and Paul J. Schmitt's "The Comprehensive Guide to Soviet Orders and Medals"