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Old 09-16-2007, 07:56 AM   #11
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I'd say good.
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Old 09-16-2007, 08:36 AM   #12
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Thanks for the call, desantnik.

I should have said that I have this one in my collection. Thought others might be interested in the acitate covering on the ribbon.

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Old 09-17-2007, 11:47 AM   #13
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Mike,

It is all original. I have seen a few medals with such protection on the ribbon.

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Old 10-15-2008, 04:12 PM   #14
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Caucasus medal information.

Hi, I need information about this medal of my collection. I see mondvor page, but it´s a little information. someone have more information? How many where issued ? .
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Old 10-15-2008, 05:00 PM   #15
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Re: Defense of the Caucasus medal information.

Are you looking for info about the specific maker's mark on the back?

As far as the DoC goes 870,000 or so were issued.

Ya know, I've never check my medal's suspensions for maker's marks. Maybe I should go do that? Nah, after a long day at work I'm gonna relax for a bit....
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Old 10-15-2008, 11:47 PM   #16
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Re: Defense of the Caucasus medal information.

Ruiz,

the markers mark on the reverse is from the Molnija factory. This mark is only found on the medals "Defence of the Caucasus".

Little is known about the different factory marks on suspensions.

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Old 10-23-2008, 05:33 PM   #17
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Re: Defense of the Caucasus medal information.

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the markers mark on the reverse is from the Molnija factory. This mark is only found on the medals "Defence of the Caucasus".
I might add that it is usually found on earlier variation of this medal.

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Old 07-18-2009, 09:10 PM   #18
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Re: defence of documents

It is amazing how much the price of award docs have skyrocketed.
i remember that it used to be common to find medals with their docs. Now it is a completely different story.
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Old 08-01-2009, 04:24 PM   #19
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I just picked this one up and though it is torn along the folding seems on the bottom, it seems okay, but I am deferring to the experts here. I've always had trouble with Russian script and I haven't a clue about validity and accuracy of stamps from this period.

I have two of the medals, but that is for another thread.

Thanks guys, as always.
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Old 08-01-2009, 10:35 PM   #20
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Re: defence of documents

Perfectly good :thumbsup
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