LP18 COMMEMORATIVE BADGE FOR 30 YEARS OF THE LAO COMMUNIST MOVEMENT (or Commemorative Medal for 30 Years of the Lao Communist Movement)
  Lao text gif(lian-ga la-nuk 30 bi)
single class – established in 1975
  For: as title
  Design: roundish breast badge, gilt with enamesl, xxmm across, with suspension bar
    Obverse: roundish gild bronze with star above and shocks of gold rice on sides, on a light bulue background with LPDR flag design in center, and part of a cogwheel in white below and a red riband inscribed in Lao with the date 12 October 1975 or 12Lao text gif75 (12 du-lah 75);
    Reverse: plain
  Ribbon: suspension to an enameled bar, 28mm, red with blue sides and "30" in white

It was manufactured in Hungary. (Also reported made in Vietnam ?)

 

Commemorative Badge for 30 Years of the Lao Communist Movement Picture
Commemorative Badge for 30 Years of the Lao Communist Movement


LP18A COMMEMORATIVE BADGE FOR 40 YEARS OF THE LAO COMMUNIST MOVEMENT (or Commemorative Medal for 40 Years of the Lao Communist Movement)
  Commemorative Badge for 30 Years of the Lao Communist Movement(lian-ga la-nuk 40 bi)
single class – established in 1985
  For: as title
  Design: star badge, gilt with enamesl, xxmm across, as pin
    Obverse: five point star in red enamel, with 3 small points between each leg, and central disk with shocks of gold rice on sides, on a light bulue background with LPDR flag design in center, and part of a cogwheel in blue below and below a red riband inscribed 1949 / 40 Commemorative Badge for 30 Years of the Lao Communist Movement Picture(bi) [years]/ 1989;
    Reverse: Lao inscription for Lao People's Army Lao text gif(gong-tapb bah-sah-sohn lao)

Commemorative Badge for 40 Years of the Lao Communist Movement Picture
Commemorative Badge for 40 Years of the Lao Communist Movement

(Q: My badge was "lost" in the post, so if anyone can source me a new one, I'd appreaciate it - thanks !)


LP18B COMMEMORATIVE BADGE FOR 50 YEARS OF THE LAO COMMUNIST MOVEMENT (or Commemorative Medal for 50 Years of the Lao Communist Movement)
  Commemorative Badge for 30 Years of the Lao Communist Movement(lian-ga la-nuk 50 bi)
three classes ? – established in 1995
  For: as title
  Design: gold/silver/bronze breast badge, 42mm across, with suspension bar
    Obverse: five pointed star with smaller point between each leg, with in the center a disk with star above and shocks of gold rice on sides, on a light bulue background with LPDR flag design in center, and part of a cogwheel below;
    Reverse: plain
  Ribbon: suspension to an enameled bar, 28mm, red and "50" in gold or yellow

 

Commemorative Badge for 50 Years of the Lao Communist Movement Picture
Commemorative Badge for 50 Years of the Lao Communist Movement
(example in the Lao PDR National Museum)

Commemorative Badge for 50 Years of the Lao Communist Movement Picture
Commemorative Badge for 50 Years of the Lao Communist Movement - Silver

Commemorative Badge for 50 Years of the Lao Communist Movement Picture
Commemorative Badge for 50 Years of the Lao Communist Movement - Bronze


LP18C COMMEMORATIVE BADGE FOR 50 YEARS OF THE LAO COMMUNIST MOVEMENT (or Commemorative Medal for 50 Years of the Lao Communist Movement)
  Commemorative Badge for 30 Years of the Lao Communist Movement Picture(lian-ga la-nuk 50 bi)
single class – established in 1995 (new version, perhaps from 2005)
  For: as title
  Design: gold breast badge, xxmm across, with suspension bar
    Obverse: sharp pointed star with three smaller points between each arm, with central disk of development scenes with hammer and sickle above, shocks of rice on sides, and half cogwheel below with a red riband having the Lao inscription for the Lao People's Revolutionary PartyCommemorative Badge for 30 Years of the Lao Communist Movement Picture(paak b.b. lao) for Commemorative Badge for 30 Years of the Lao Communist Movement Picture(paak bah-sah-sohn bah-ti-wat lao)
    Reverse: plain
  Ribbon: suspension to an enameled bar, 28mm, red and with the Lao inscription for 50 years in gold 50 Commemorative Badge for 30 Years of the Lao Communist Movement Picture(50 bi)

 

Commemorative Badge for 50 Years of the Lao Communist Movement Picture
Commemorative Badge for 50 Years of the Lao Communist Movement - new version