Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (25 & 26 June 2014)

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Date of Auction: 25th & 26th June 2014

Sold for £6,200

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Russia, Empire, Order of St Anne, 2nd class neck badge with swords by Edouard, St Petersburg, gold and enamels, 48 mm x 48 mm, manufacturer’s name on reverse, ‘56’ zolotnik mark on eyelet, kokoshnik marks for St. Petersburg 1908-17 on sword hilts, with full neck cravat; Order of St Stanislaus, 2nd class neck badge with swords by Keibel, St Petersburg, gold and enamels, 49 mm x 49 mm, manufacturer’s initials ‘IK’ and double-headed eagle on reverse, ‘56’ zolotnik mark for St Petersburg on eyelet, with full neck cravat; Order of St Stanislaus, 2nd class breast star with swords by Edouard, St Petersburg, silver, silver-gilt and enamels, 92 mm diameter, manufacturer’s name, ‘84’ silver mark and kokoshnik mark for St. Petersburg 1908-17 on the reverse, the three pieces contained in a contemporary Spink & Son, Piccadilly, London, fitted case, nearly extremely fine (3) £6000-8000

Footnote

Attributed to Major-General W. H. ‘Bob’ Greenly, 19th Hussars. See Lot 1116.