St. George Awards
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Order of St. George, 4th cl. in gold by a private maker in St. Petersburg, 1908-1916. In very fine to excellent condition, a beautiful WW1 era piece free of obvious flaws. Comes on a golden connecting loop and period St. George ribbon both of which are probably original to the award.
Badge of Distinction of the Military Order with Cypher of Alexander I, #3585 (also known as St. George Cross for the Prussian Allies), 1839. Extremely rare Russian award to Prussian veterans of Napoleonic Wars. This parctcular piece was awarded to a Feldwebel (Sergeant) of the First Silesian Infantry Regiment. In superb condition and includes old, probably original German suspension with St. George ribbon.
Badge of Distinction of the Military Order of St. George, Type 1 without class designation, #39923. Circa 1813-1815. Extraordinary soldier's decoration of Napoleonic Wars era.
St. George Cross for Bravery, 3rd cl. in silver, #165345, circa early to mid-1917. In fine to very fine condition.
St. George Cross for Bravery, by a private maker, most likely the Kuchkin Factory, circa 1917-1921. In very fine condition, an attractive piece from the Russian Civil War era.
Jetton "To the Fighters for Motherland and Freedom, 1917", Variation 3 in white metal. This piece by the D. Kuchkin workshop in Moscow is often considered a "continuation" of the St. George Medal for Bravery during the Provisional Government period.
For Service and Bravery, in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Order of St. George, table medal, 1869.