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1.5. Badges of Line Infantry Regiments

1.5.136. Badge of the 172nd Lida Infantry Regiment

Badge of the 172nd Lida Infantry Regiment
Badge of the 172nd Lida Infantry Regiment
Badge of the 172nd Lida Infantry Regiment


Officially approved on the 25th of February, 1911.
Badge is a gold wreath of laurel and oak branches completed by silver double-headed eagle. Inside of the wreath there are gold cyphers of the Emperors Alexander I and Nicholas II completed by the gold Imperial crown. Beneath the cyphers there is gold numeral “172”. In the lower part of the wreath there is gold coat of arms of Penza province (on green field are three gold sheaves) and gold coat of arms of town Lidy (in the upper part is man on white horse, In the lower part there is gold sheaf and silver sickle). Beneath the wreath there is gold ribbon dated“1811” and “1911”.

# Year Rarity
Condition / Cost ($)
VG F VF XF
Notice
1.5.136.10

Silver, gilding, enamel. Weight 22,7 g, size 51,4 x 36,3 mm.

1911 Un
600 1500 16000 30000

Moscow, Znak, 2011, auc. 12 lot 103, VF, $30000;

1.5.136.20

Bronze, silver, gilding, enamel. Size 50 x 35 mm.

1911 R4
300 700 8000 15000

Badge has never appeared at any international auctions

1.5.136.40

Miniature. Silver, gilding, enamel.

1911 R4
100 300 2200 4000

Moscow, Gunshow, 2012, VF, $3000;

1.5.136.60

For the lower ranks. Bronze, gilding, no enamel.

1911 R4
100 400 1600 3000

German, Zeige, 2006, auc. 23 lot 421, 300 EURO;

1.5.136.70

For the lower ranks. White metal, gilding, no enamel.

1911 R4
100 300 1300 2500

Russia, St.Petersburg, Gunshow, 2012, VF, $1450;


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