The Russian Empire. The breastplate of the 206th Salyan Infantry Regiment of His Imperial Highness the Heir of the Tsarevich of the regiment.
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This symbol is represented in the collection Patrikeev S. B and Boynovich A. D. "badges of Russia," vol. III, Fig. No. 4.2.162. page 252.
Approved on June 02, 1912.
The sign is in the form of a silver wreath of laurel and oak branches. Inside the wreath is a silver oxidized anchor, wrapped with a gold anchor rope. The anchor has a combined monogram of the emperors Alexander I (silver) and Nicholas II (gold). Below the monogram is a scroll with a gold number " C " covered with green enamel, inside which is a gold cross "For service in the Caucasus". The sign is crowned with a golden imperial crown with flowing ribbons covered with red enamel, with the golden dates "1805" and "1905".
1798 January 1. A soldier's team was formed for the ships of the Caspian Flotilla. In 1805 by multiplying the number of vessels of the Caspian flotilla of the aforesaid Soldier's team and mouth, separated one from 1, 2, 3 and 4th Marine regiments, formed originally in Kronstadt, and finally in Astrakhan, Astrakhan for the needs of the military port and the Admiralty, the Caspian sea battalion, consisting of four musketeer mouth. Since 1812, in the city of Baku, except for one garrison battalion, a marine was formed, assigned to land on the flotilla, " in order to prevent the construction of a shipyard in the Persian ports and to destroy all Persian ships of military design that would dare to sail on the Caspian Sea." 30.12.1908 - the 262nd infantry reserve Salyan Regiment of His Imperial Highness the Heir of the Tsarevich, the 7-10th companies of the 1st Warsaw and 3rd Kovno fortress infantry regiments are combined into the 262nd Infantry Salyan Regiment of His Imperial Highness the Heir of the Tsarevich
20.02.1910 - the 206th Infantry Salyan Regiment of His Imperial Highness the Heir of the Tsarevich Grand Duke Alexey Nikolaevich.
In the summer of 1914, the 206th Salyan Infantry Regiment, together with the 205th Shamakhi Regiment, formed the 1st Brigade of the 52nd Infantry Division of the 3rd Caucasian Army Corps. Until 1914, the regiment was stationed in the city of Baku.
Gold, silver, hot enamel. The names of the master SPB, purity mark "84", the woman's head AC.