POLAND Order of the Banner of Labor Second Class


POLAND, Order of the Banner of Labor Second Class, no date (1949), Obverse: worker with red banner advancing L, radiant 5-armed star with scalloped tips, Reverse: PRL in central circle, multipart construction, enameled silver plated base metal, 44mm, type 2, plain suspension ring, old ribbon without hanging device, VF

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The Polish version of the Soviet Red Banner of Labor, awarded for outstanding (unpaid) work contributions to the Nation,

Medals, awards, decoration, insignia, documents, equipment, of military, police, private, and irregular military style organizations. We sometimes sell small weapons but we do not sell working firearms. If a thing happens to be military but is hundreds of years old I stop thinking of it as a military thing and start thinking of it as a relic or an antiquity. I suppose that means that “militaria” really starts around the middle of the 19th century or so, when uniforms became normal. Does that seem right to you?

Over the decades I’ve been selling collectibles my market has been about 97% coins, 2% paper money, 1% everything else.