Historical Militaria & Autographs

Lot 424:


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Start price: $60

Estimated price: $120 - $180

Auction house commission: 25%

Great lot of seven (7) Soviet WWII medals with accompanying award booklet and five (5) certificates. It includes two ‘Orders of the Red Star’, awarded for personal courage in battle and leadership in combat; one medal ‘For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945’; one medal ‘For the Liberation of Warsaw’; three anniversary medals commemorating the 20th and 25th anniversary of the Soviet victory in WWII as well as Lenin’s 100th birthday. All these awards were presented to Grigory Semenovich Koshtulya. The award booklet number 924373 was issued on January 15, 1946, and bears the original signature of the recipient. The medal award certificates were issued between 1946 and 1978. Four of them have original signatures of higher-ranking officials who awarded the medals.