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St. Andrew International Award Certificate
Certificate with emblems of the St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation ("Фонд святого Всехвального Апостола Андрея Первозванного") and the Center of National Glory of Russia ("Центр Национальной Славы России"). Awared to Metropolitan Laurus on Feb. 28, 2008 at the Marfo-Mariinsky Convent in Moscow for "his significant personal contribution to the reunification of the Russian Orthodox Church and to strengthening the unity of the Russian people." Blue ribbon. Signed V. I. IAkunin and O. Y. At'skov.
Wooden clothes hanger with rounded ends. Brass hook with vase-shaped wooden fixture on shaft. From among items belonging to Nicholas II, his family and attendants found in and around Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg.
Mosin Nagant Model 1891 Bayonet
Steel bayonet, Mosin Nagant model 1891 with spring latching system. Cruciform tip.
St. George Standard of the Life-Guard Chernomorskii Cossack Divizion
St. George Standard of the Life-Guard Chernomorskii Cossack Divizion (Георгиевский штандарт Лейб-гвардии Черноморского казачьего дивизиона). Yellow silk background. In center, embroidered in silver metallic thread and silver sequins is imperial double eagle surmounted by crown and holding lightning bolts and wreath. On breast of eagle, on crimson background is embroidered coat of arms with St. George slaying dragon. In corners of standard are embroidered cyphers of Alexander II inside laurel wreaths and surmouned by crowns. Along border is embroidered inscription: За отличiе при пораженiи и изгнанiи непрiятеля | изъ предѣловъ Россiи 1812 год | и за подвигъ, оказанный въ сраженiи при | Лейпцигѣ въ 4 день Октября 1813 г. ("For distinguished service in the defeat and expulsion of the enemy from the bounds of Russia in 1812 and for the feat at the battle at Leipzig on the 4th day of October 1813"). Border emboridered with silver metallic thread and sequins. Silver metallic fringe along edges. Reverse of standard is identical. Orinigally standard was topped by imperial eagle finial (see 1.2.97) and had metal band with inscription on pole (see 1.3.97). Standard was awarded to the Chernomorksii Divizion by Alexander II on 30 August 1856. On 2 February 1861 it became the standard of the His Imperial Majesty's Own Escort (Собственный Его Императорского Величества Конвой).
Star of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called
Eight-pointed star, St. Andrew cross with crucified St. Andrew; SAPR on arms of cross; inscription along central medallion: За вѣру и вѣрность ("For faith and fidelity"). Rays of star are set with white gems. Awared to Metropolitan Laurus on Feb. 28, 2008 at the Marfo-Mariinsky Convent in Moscow