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Bulgarian General -major Overcoat Uniform , parade greatcoat , 1970s

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Bulgarian General -major Overcoat Uniform , parade greatcoat , 1970s

This is military winter parade greatcoat uniform, model 1968. It belonged to the prominent Bulgarian communist general Kiril Vidinski. The overcoat was bought from private collection with other uniforms and documents of the general.
The overcoat features beautiful general insignia - big shoulder boards and collar tabs of gold embroidery laying on red wool basis.
The buttons are special model too, with the old coat of arms on.
Size M, sleeve lenght could be regulated , now it is 65 cm / 25.6 inches.
 
General Kiril Vidinski (1905-1994) is a prominent figure and leader in Bulgarian communist army.
In early 1925 he become member of the Communist party. Because of his activity, in 1931 he is arrested by the royal autorities. For the same reason in 1933 he is discharged from the NCO school and goes underground. For his communist propaganda he is convicted to 10 years in prison. In 1934 he immigrate in USSR where study in the university. Vidinski takes part in the Spanish war brigades (1936-1939 g). In 1941 on the board of Russian submarine he is back to Bulgaria, took part in the partisan resistance.
After end of the war Kiril Vidinski is on the highest positions in Bulgarian army, receives the rank General-Major. He is Hero of Socialist labor, awarded with several highest rank orders - Order of George Dimitrov, Order of PRB, etc. Picture taken from Dietrich Riemer's book " Bulgarian badges - witnesses of History" ( the book is offered in our reference books section)
Authentic, great condition item.
Great memorabilia,  rich of history uniform !
 
Shipping cost of item is high as its weight is over 4 kg! 
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shipping: 60 EUR / 73.80 USD (combined shipping)

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