12th Akhtyr Hussar Regiment Badge

Badge

Date:

1909

Materials:

Brass and Enamel

Dimensions:

H 1.75 in x W 1.75 in x D 0.125 in

Accession Number:

71.85

Credit Line:

Gift. Pototsky

Description

Badge of the 12th Akhtyr Hussar Regiment (12-й гусарский Ахтырский Ее Императорского Высочества Великой Княгини Ольги Александровны полк). Brass equilateral cross with rounded corners. In center is Akhtyr coat of arms on a blue enamel shield (sun over budded cross). On cross arms are cyphers of Czar Aleksei Mikhailovich, Nicholas II and Grand Duchess Olga Aleksandrovna, and years 1651 | 1901. Screw back. Instituted in 1909.