I'm a little stumped on exactly what type of overcoat this is. I just picked it up from an antique flea market. Obviously it's Soviet, but does anyone know from what era? Was it for officers or high ranking military personnel? If someone could help shed some light on this it'd be much appreciated!
My immediate thought is that it's post 1980's. Eastern Bloc stuff started flooding in to the American surplus market after the Berlin Wall came down and when the U.S.S.R folded all the Soviet stuff came flooding in as well. There should be a tag inside maybe in an inside pocket, if you can find one and post a pic that will help.
I don't know what you paid, but I see the Red Army enlisted mens versions going for around $40-$50 retail in a store down here, yours may bring more being an officers coat, but I really don't know the market for the Russian stuff post WW2
BOEHTOPR translates to "Military technician" and I think it roughly means "Military factory"..... it turns up on all sorts of Russian gear. The rest I think will identify the specific factory that made the coat. There are some Russian members here and I'm sure one of them would translate it for you.