Russian Imperial Badge of the 8th Voznesensky Uhlan Regiment, 1912
Silver wreath of laurel and oak branches bound by a gold ribbon covered the dates «1812» and «1912». Superimposed on the lances is the gold cypher of Grand Duchess Tatyana Nikolaevna on which is placed a gold «All-seeing Eye». The badge is surmounted by the gold Imperial crown with gold ribbons falling from it covered with the gold inscription «8I». At the intersection of the branches are cross silver trumpets on which is laid the gold Roman numeral figure «C».
Reference: V.Kempf. Imperial military badges of Russia, 2008, item 18.104.22.168, R4, price in XF
condition is $5000. . Last 10 years the same badge was sold only once at eBay auction in 2007. Original pictures.
Estimate price for that nice item is $4900 – $5000.
SKU: # 3271