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Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic Туркменская Советская Социалистическая Республика Түркменистан Совет Социалистик Республикасы Türkmenistan Sowet Sotsialistik Respublikasy 13th May 1925 - 27th October 1991

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Old 11-30-2007, 10:22 PM   #1
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Badge "30 Years Of Turkestan Military District".

Does anyone know what this Order is, or even if it is an order? It is of silver and blue enamel, a red enamel star, and a silver bust of Stalin that is a separate piece. It is 3 inches in height and has a serial number on the reverse.

I acquired it several years ago, but have never seen anything like it.

Any commenst or information would be appreciated.

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Old 12-01-2007, 02:17 AM   #2
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The text "ТУРКЕСТАНСКИЙ ВОЕННЫЙ ОКРУГ" on the badge is equivalent to TURKESTAN MILITARY DISTRICT.

The "XXX" at the top is probably representing 30 so I guess this is a badge for the 30th Anniversary of the Turkestan Miltary District.

Others with greater knowledge will be able to confirm this.

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Old 12-01-2007, 06:47 AM   #3
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I second the motion.

Assuming the district was formed in the early 20's, this would be from about 1952. Stalin died in '53.

A very appealing and early veteran znachok. Is it silver?
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XXX Turkmenistan is made od Silver...

Yes, the XXX Turkmenistan Order/Badge is made of silver (the metal). The number engraved on the back is #082.

What is a "znachok"?

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znachok is Russian for badge.
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Old 12-01-2007, 04:30 PM   #6
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Ooooh . . . numbred . . . nicer and nicer :)
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