Soviet Medal for the Defense of the Polar Region variation 1



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Medal for the Defense of the Polar Region variation 1 (WW2)



Medal for the Defense of the Polar Region: made of gilded brass. Measures 32.09 mm in width, 37.24 mm in height, including the eyelet and it weighs 17.2 gram. 


This medal is in nice condition with several dings and small scratches. All details however are perfectly visible and a fair amount of gold plating is still present. The double layer suspension is time period to the medal as is the faded ribbon. We can deliver a new ribbon on request without additional costs.



The Medal “For the Defense of the Soviet Transarctic” was awarded to all participants in the defense of the Soviet Arctic region – soldiers of the Red Army, Navy and troops of the NKVD, as well as persons from the civilian population who took part in the defense of the North.



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