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Bulgaria, Order of 9 September 1944, Civil Division, 3rd class, Type 2, with original case of issue, circa 1970s.

Gilded and silver-plated brass, enamels. Measures 54.9 mm in width; weighs 32.9 g not including the suspension and connecting link. Three- piece construction: the center medallion with bas-relief portrait of Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski is a separate part; it is superimposed on the disc with green enameled band and inscription "9 September 1944" (the date of the coup d'état that led to Bulgaria's changing sides in WW2); this part is in turn superimposed on the enameled star. A very well-made and complex piece.

In excellent condition. The enamel is perfect; the silve

Gilded and silver-plated brass, enamels. Measures 54.9 mm in width; weighs 32.9 g not including the suspension and connecting link. Three- piece construction: the center medallion with bas-relief portrait of Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski is a separate part; it is superimposed on the disc with green enameled band and inscription "9 September 1944" (the date of the coup d'état that led to Bulgaria's changing sides in WW2); this part is in turn superimposed on the enameled star. A very well-made and complex piece.

In excellent condition. The enamel is perfect; the silver finish on the center medallion is practically perfect with only minor contact marks. There is no wear to the raised details of the portrait. The ribbon is perfectly clean. The case of issue in in perfect condition as well; both its exterior and interior are immaculately clean.
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