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What will you get after crossing a flower with a lion? A bird, of course! :cheers:

One flower (principality of Lippe) plus one lion (Czechoslovakia)...

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... equals one quetzal (Guatemala)

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Nice bows)). It seems that 100-150 years ago they used to be very trendy in both Maghreb and Far East (Tunisia - Japan, Satsuma-Ryukyu)

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So, Happy New Year to All)))

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Order of Friendship of Peoples/Order of Friendship

Soviet Union - Russian Federation (1992-1994) - Belarus - Russian Federation (since 1994)

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Returning to #223:

Liberia - Kuwait - European Olympic Committees (Order of Merit)

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French Indochina style: Cambodia - Annam.

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And just for comparison - the unofficial French award:

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the USSR-Order of Red Labour Flag

Czechoslovakia-Order of Republic

 

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the GDR-Burma and Czechoslovak badges of Partisan units Jermak and Unit of Stepanov

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Crimea badges 3rd Empire/3te Reich/ and Slovak Republic 1939-45-Fast Division-Rýchla divízia.

Already I am not an owner the rare Slovak badge.

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On 09.02.2016 at 12:58, taras said:

The badge of the guards units (initially established in the Soviet Union in 1942).

1st row: USSR - modern Russia (three types)

2nd row: Belarus - Kazakhstan - Tajikistan (the National guard and the football club)

3rd row: Russian-sponsored unrecognized "republics" (Transnistria, Donetsk, Abkhazia) - communist Cuba

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In addition: Soviet Union - North Korea - Ukraine (the obsolete badge; the "georgian ribbon" on the wreath is about to be officially forbidden in Ukraine)5923084208bd1_USSR-NorthKorea-Ukraine.thumb.jpg.84e7d4b4b66327819a541576f0d50466.jpg

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It used to be an ordinary Soviet military badge.

But (after a slight plastic surgery) it has become the highest South Yemeni award.

What a great success story!:lol:

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And here's an example of the opposite transformation - from a foreign (Laotian) order into a Soviet badge.

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The Maltese cross is also very reminiscent of the UK George Cross which was presented to the island's population for their heroism during WW II.

UK George Cross

 

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Guards badges #3

USSR - Kyrgyzstan - Yugoslavia - "Donetsk people's republic" - Don Cossacks

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