Graduation Badge of the Naval Corps in St. Petersburg

Badge

Date:

1910

Materials:

Silver and Enamel

Dimensions:

H 3.25 in x W 1.75 in x D 0.635 in

Accession Number:

192.81

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

Laurel and oak branch wreath surmounted by crown; two crossed anchors, above which is a double-headed eagle holding four maps in its claws and beaks. In center, school emblem surrounded by inscription "Навигацкая школа Морск. Кад. Корпусъ," ("Navigation School, Naval Cadet Corps") and the dates 1701 and 1901. Badge instituted in 1910.

Inscriptions & Markings

Mark:"1" on back of crown; 84, kokoshnik facing left, Я(?) Л in oval; Ф.Г. in rectangle