Tuesday, 3 March 2009

The Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky 2nd Class

The Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky 2nd class was commissioned on 10th October 1943.

Unlike the 1st class Order, the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky 2nd class was awarded to divisional, brigade or battalion commander who managed to make a grand breach or successful raid of enemy lines.

In total two thousand three hundred and thirty nine 2nd class orders were awarded.

The second class order is silver with a gold central plate depicting Bogdan Khmelnitsky.
Type 1 – Variation one – Very rare and normally the demand is a lot higher than availability, also very expensive. Has a screw back with no rivets.

Type 1 – Variation two – Very rare and normally the demand is a lot higher than availability, also very expensive. Has a screw back with two rivets spaced 18mm apart either side of the central screw.

Type 1 – Variation three – Rare and difficult to find. Has a screw back with three, one above and one either side of the screw back.

Type 1 – Variation four – Rare and difficult to find. Has a screw back with two rivets spaced 16mm apart either side of the central screw.

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