Russian Imperial Badge of the 8th Astrakhan Dragoon Regiment
Up for auction is a rare Russian Badge of the 8th Astrakhan Dragoon Regiment of General-Field Marshal Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich. Silver oxidized cuirass with gold shoulder-straps with gold raised rivets on the edges. The cuirass is laid on top of the crossed broadsword and sabre with blades pointing upwards. At the waist of the cuirass is a gold belt. In the centre of the cuirass is the gold cypher of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich and the raised gold dates “1798” and “1898”. The cuirass is beneath the gold Imperial crown with gold St. George ribbons falling from it with their ends resting on the half-wreath. Very rare ! Original pictures. Silver, gilded, enamelled. Size is 53 x 31 mm, weight is 16,74 g.
Reference: V.Kempf. Imperial military badges of Russia, item 188.8.131.52, R3, price in XF condition is $3.000. Please look at here.
Estimate price for that nice item is $2500 – $2600. 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…).
SKU: # 2524