Silver Badge, marking the graduation for the Institute of the Railway Engineers, 1866
Silver academic badge supplemented with a crossed silver axe and anchor below the tail of the eagle. Silver, marked.
Reference: Patrikeev, Boinovich. Brest badges of Russia. p.16, #1.1.12.
History of sales: On the auction Gelos in Moscow the same badge was sold for $850 (October 2005, lot 436 – THREE years ago !!). Russian Auction House Kabinet on auktion 3, lot 168, 2007 estimate the same order for $1300 and sold for $2.240.
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