Russian Empire. The chest badge of the Life- Guard of His Majesty 's Cossack Regiment. Officer. It was established on 14 September 1911. Composite badge, with overhead Maltese cross covered with dark red (raspberry) enamel. On the averse engraving 1912 or 1921gg. Very rare.
Gold-plated silver, no stamp of sample and master, hot enamel. Beautiful patina. At the two ends of the cross, a crack in the enamel. Size in diameter is 49mm. Weight of 21.8 grams. Pressure plate, screw attachment.