Russian Imperial Badge of the 142nd Zvenigorod Infantry Regiment
Gold cross in the St. George form. In the centre of the cross is a circular gold wreath of laurel and oak branches bound by a gold ribbon tied in a bow. In its claws, the eagle is holding a bundle of gold arrows. On the vertical rays of the cross are the gold cyphers of the Emperors Alexander I and Nicholas II beneath gold Imperial crowns, and on the horizontal the gold dates «1806» and «1906». The cross is laid on a gold ring and bearing the gold inscription «142й ПЪХ. Звенигор ПОЛКЪ». Bronze, 40.52 x 39.94, 19.12 g.
Reference: V.Kempf. Imperial military badges of Russia, item 126.96.36.199, R3, price is $3000. Please look at here. On auction Gelos in 2006 (9 years ago!!) the same badge was sold for $1500. Original pictures.
Estimate price for that nice item is $2900 – $3000. 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 a full refund (minus shipping costs, paypal or bank transfer fee…).
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