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    Armenia SSR. Silver Award Medal # 63 for the "Hero Of Labor of Armenia," Barac-803, Award number "63" stamped on lower reverse. Issued November 28, 1935. Silver with red enamel. About XF with light chips in the enameling. Deep gray patina with light handling marks.  Included is the original award book showing the date of issue and the person awarded the medal. An extremely rare medal, particularly so with the award booklet. We have seen only one other example sold: Dmitry Markoff offered a similar piece, with booklet, in his January 2010 New York Auction, Lot 2101, where it realized a hammer price of $70,000.

    Estimate: $40,000 - $50,000.

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    17th Friday 4:50 pm CT
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    Philadelphia Convention Center
    1101 Arch Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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