A Burmese Order of the Star of the Revolution
A Burmese Order of the Star of the Revolution - Measuring 58 mm x 60 mm, this order is made of silver, gilt, and enamels, featuring crisp detail and vibrant colors. The center of the order has a peacock with the inscription "Independence" below, plus a horizontal pin back on the reverse. With a nice patina, in very fine condition. Footnote: The award has instituted in 1953 for national esteem and gratitude to all those who had actively participated in the final phase of the struggle for national independence, either in military service or in the political sphere. This award is distinctive in that the star may be worn on all ceremonial occasions by the direct heirs of the recipient through future generations.