Alexeevsky (Alexis') Military Academy Graduation Badge

Badge

Creator:

Bok

Date:

1914

Materials:

Enamel and Brass

Dimensions:

H 2 in x W 1.625 in x D 0.5 in

Accession Number:

364.2.82

Credit Line:

Gift. Chirkinа, Antonina Georgievna

Description

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