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Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic Литовская Советская Социалистическая Республика Lietuvos Tarybų Socialistinė Respublika 21st July 1940 - 11th March 1990

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Old 12-22-2008, 06:04 PM   #1
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Lithuanian Folk badge? / Exhibition badge

Browsing around on the web I found this item a while back, i think it was described as a folk badge of some sort, any ideas?
Reverse images, now that mint mark looks familiar, was Hugh Hefner in Lithuania during the communist period? :D

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Old 12-22-2008, 07:06 PM   #2
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re: Lithuanian Folk badge? / Exhibition badge

Eddie,

It is a Lithuanian exhibition badge.

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re: Lithuanian Folk badge? / Exhibition badge

Thanks for the clarification Marc :) I'll add that to the thread title.

It wasn't for the Lithuanian SSR playboy bunny club after all then :D

On a more serious note, what do you make of the mark on the reverse?

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Re: Lithuanian Folk badge? / Exhibition badge

Taz,

It is a well known mintmark. It can be found on 5-sided suspensions and on a variety of badges.

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Thanks again Marc.

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