Soviet Merchant Navy MORFLOT senior officer dress uniform

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Visor cap
1 order
14 medals
3 badges
Very good

Soviet Merchant Navy MORFLOT
senior officer dress uniform

Beautiful Soviet-Russian Merchant Navy MORFLOT captain parade uniform dating from the late 1980s or early 1990s with awards overlapping into the post-Soviet Russian Federation. While this is technically a civilian uniform, the merchant fleet of the Soviet union held close ties with the navy and many officers did also hold reservist positions within the naval forces. The sleeves have one large golden stripe for the rank of 10th level official.

The uniform consist of tunic, trousers and visor cap which are basically standard navy cut and shape pieces. The awards which are mounted on multiple bars include the awards "For labor distinction" and "For Victory on Labor front" followed by post-war commemorative awards and service decorations. On the wearers right is a 1946-1956 graduation badge and the 1985 anniversary issue of Order of the Patriotic War II class. There is a hole trace from a top mounted badge on the wearers right chest. The award is missing, but could have been a civil fleet profiency or excellent-badge.

The visor cap has a very impressive embroidery cocarde, itself a great collectible! The buttons are likely a post-Soviet version rather than the Soviet era merchant fleet buttons.

The uniform is in a very good condition and the size is a european 52-54 with visor cap size 58. Please ask any questions prior to bidding and don't miss this fantastic set!

Awards: Left chest: Medal for Labor Distinction, Medal for Victory over Germany on Labor front, Medals for 20th, 30th, 40th, 50th and 60th anniversaries of the Victory, Medal for Veteran of Labor, Medal for 250th anniversary of Leningrad, Medals for 30th, 50th, 60th and 70th anniversaries of the armed forces.
Right chest: Order of the Patriotic War II class, Graduation badge from university (1946-1956 version!), badge for 25th anniversary of the Victory.

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