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967354

Variation 1 R3
  Medal of Ushakov

Established on 3 March 1944, awarded for personal valor and courage at sea to marines, soldiers, sargents and warrant officers of the Soviet Navy and marine divisions of the Frontier Troops (16.000 issued). In good condition, silver, without a document, number 8932. Two piece construction with a soldered ring that used to be finished-off by hand in the Mondvor (the only "hand made" award thus). In a later variation it was stamped from one piece.

AAbundant, readily available, often in wholesale quantities.
CCommon, always available. Occasionally in quantity.
R1Usually available without a long delay. Difficult to find in quantity.
R2Scarce to rare, less seldom available.
R3Rare. Difficult to find.
R4Very rare. Demand outstrips supply, and specimens, when available are often eagerly sought.
R5Extremely rare and seldom available. Collector may have to search for a few years to locate one.
R6Of the highest rarity. Very difficult to obtain.
R7Almost never available. Most collectors will not have a chance to acquire these pieces.
R8Never been on the market. Almost impossible to obtain.
R*Not available for collections.

 

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