Russian Imperial Badge of the Life-Guards Sankt-Petersburgsky Regiment, 1910
Silver Kulm cross covered with black enamel. On the cross there is a double headed eagle beneath the Imperial crown from which ribbons are falling. On the breast of the eagle is the gold cypher of the Empress Catherine I beneath the gold Imperial crown. The eagle is holding a circular laurel wreath in its claws, tied at the base in a cross shape by a gold ribbon. Inside it is the gold cypher of the Emperor Nicholas II beneath the gold Imperial crown. On the lateral rays of the cross are written the silver figures «17» and «26». Bronze gilded, black enamel. size is 43.56 x 41.54, weight 13.7 g. This particular badge was bought at winkler-auktion (Germany).
Reference: V.Kempf. Imperial military badges of Russia, item 18.104.22.168, R3, price in XF condition is $4000. Please look at here. Original pictures.
Estimate price for that nice item is $3900 – $4000.
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 a full refund (minus shipping costs, paypal or bank transfer fee…).
SKU: # 3909