Russian Imperial Large Gold medal for USERDIE
Large Gold Medal / Nicholas II; neck badge, gold, weight 78,47 gram, with loop and gold wire suspension, with two long ribbons. Very attractive gold medal. The size is 52 mm. Last 70 years this medal was belonged for two Russian military’s men. One of them (I know his name) had this medal since 1938 till 1954. Another one (I know his name as well) had this medal since 1954 till 2008. Last owner said what red color on the medal is a blood first owner of medal. Terrible story.
Reference: Chepurnov, #872. In Moscow on auction Gelos in 2005 the same medal was sold for $3500.
History of sale: Since 2005 to today the price for Russian antique was increased for 500%. On winkler-auktion in May 23, 2008 (auc.1, lot 235) the same medal was sold for 8000 EURO ($12000+). Please look at here. On auction Znak (Moscow, auc. 6, lot 81, 2009) the same medal was estimated for $14.000 (+20% fee) – please look at here. On auction Imperial (auction 3, lot 133, 2008) was sold for $18.500. On auction Gelos (2009, auc. 57 lot 217) the same medal was sold for $48.000 !!
Estimate price for that nice item is $22.000 – $23.000. 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: The item is old and original. But 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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