Alexeevsky (Alexis') Military Academy Graduation Badge
Enamel and Brass
H 2 in x W 1.625 in x D 0.5 in
Gift. Chirkinа, Antonina Georgievna
Red enamel cross with black border, surounted by a crown; crossed swords and double-headed eagle without crown, sceptre or orb. In center, Slavonic-style monogram A (cipher of Czarevich Aleksei, the school's commanding colonel). 1864 on bottom arm of cross is the year school was founded. The badge was instituted in 1913.
Inscriptions & Markings
mark: K.И. Бокъ, Морская 9, Петроградъ; 3267