The Russian Empire. The badge "100th anniversary of Local troops"
Badge of the Local troops for the lower ranks. 1911. In 1811 Alexander I's decree has created a special type of military forces - internal guards. Except functions of police internal troops also carried out rescue operations at the fires and floods. In 1864. The separate case of Internal guards has been transformed to Local troops. Breast anniversary sign. It is founded in honor of 100-year anniversary of troops for military chiefs and ranks of local infantry brigades and teams. A silver wreath from laurel and oak branches under a gold Imperial crown. Below the wreath is tied by a silver tape on which two gold letters: "M of V.". The silver two-headed eagle under a gold crown is imposed on a wreath, on the parties from him anniversaries are put: "1811-1911". On a breast of an eagle a board with a gold letter "With", and on wings gold a monogram of Emperors Alexander I and Nicholas II. I rushed on the right side of a breast.
The badge is composite, white metal and gilded bronze. Made by Kortman. Size 61*42mm . Excellent condition.