Russian Imperial graduation Badge of the Nikholaevsky Corps of Cadets in St. Petersburg, 1913

 
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Badge, marking the graduation from Nikholaevsky Corps of Cadets in St Petersburg, 1913.
Silver oxidized double-headed eagle of the Nicholas I period under three gold Imperial crowns. On the breast of the eagle there is a silver star of the order of St. Andrew the First-Called. The eagle holds in its claws a gold shield covered with red enamel on which there is the gold monogram of Nicholas I. Above the shield there is a gold ribbon passing over the eagle’s claws. The ribbon has the colors of the girdles worn by the cadets of the corps: a black longitudinal stripe in the middle, and two red stripes along the edges. Red enamel is new.
Reference: Patrikeev, Boinovich. Brest badges of Russia, item 1.8.11. On auction Gelos in Moscow five years ago the same badge was estimate for $4000 (auction 30, lot 444, 2005).
Estimate price for that nice item is $4500 – $5000.>Please don’t hesitate to make me an offer. I can always give you a good discount. Also if you have any questions please ask me.
Guarantee: I am not a licensed dealer and I can not give you a Certificate of Authenticity. For this purpose I give to all of my clients 3 days for inspecting the item – the item can be returned for any reason for full refund.

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Russian Imperial graduation Badge of the Nikholaevsky Corps of Cadets in St. Petersburg, 1913

Badge, marking the graduation from Nikholaevsky Corps of Cadets in St Petersburg, 1913.
Silver oxidized double-headed eagle of the Nicholas I period under three gold Imperial crowns. On the breast of the eagle there is a silver star of the order of St. Andrew the First-Called. The eagle holds in its claws a gold shield covered with red enamel on which there is the gold monogram of Nicholas I. Above the shield there is a gold ribbon passing over the eagle’s claws. The ribbon has the colors of the girdles worn by the cadets of the corps: a black longitudinal stripe in the middle, and two red stripes along the edges. Red enamel is new.
Reference: Patrikeev, Boinovich. Brest badges of Russia, item 1.8.11. On auction Gelos in Moscow five years ago the same badge was estimate for $4000 (auction 30, lot 444, 2005).
Estimate price for that nice item is $4500 – $5000. Please don’t hesitate to make me an offer. I can always give you a good discount. Also if you have any questions please ask me.
Guarantee: I am not a licensed dealer and I can not give you a Certificate of Authenticity. For this purpose I give to all of my clients 3 days for inspecting the item – the item can be returned for any reason for full refund.

If you would like to buy this item or make an offer please click on the button Make Offer at the right.

 

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