Order of Labour


Order of Labour Order of Labour
Added by Radu Andron
General Description : The Order was instituted in 1948 in three classes to reward merit, especially in the field of work but in the event was awarded for achievement in a wide number of fields. In 1965, when the name of the state was changed to the Romanian Socialist Republic, the letters ‘RSR’ replaced ‘RPR’. Unlike many Communist-era eastern European awards, those of Romania are usually of good quality manufacture and this is a particularly fine example.
Front Description : Shield-shaped gilt bronze and red enamel badge of multi-part construction; the face with a radiant rising stippled orange sun centrally, the lower half imposed on a red enamel ribbon, the letters RSR centrally (for Republica Socialista România = Socialist Republic of Romania), a laurel wreath, ears of corn, a hammer and sickle and a small red enamel five-pointed star imposed below
Back Description : plain with vertical pin for wear
Height 42.90 mm
Width 46.70 mm
Material -I do not know-
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