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Dear friends could someone help me to identify the period of awarding and potential value of the crosses below,

thx

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29 minutes ago, Igor Ostapenko said:

Only 1st cross are original

     Igor, If you have time, please give us some basis for your conclusions. Just a word or two for the sake of rank amateurs / students like myself. Thanks, Mike. 

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Igor thx , i am sure about 1st one that is original, could you identified period of awarding based on numeration?

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Original cross from 1904-1905 War . 

1 hour ago, Mike McLellan said:

     Igor, If you have time, please give us some basis for your conclusions. Just a word or two for the sake of rank amateurs / students like myself. Thanks, Mike. 

You can see pictures of original crosses :) 

"yellow metall" http://medalirus.ru/georgievskie-kresty/gk-1917-1.php 

and second http://medalirus.ru/georgievskie-kresty/zovo-inovertsy.php 

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The 4th grade soldier's St. George cross # 174604 should be app. 1904 for Russia - Japan war. 

The Russian letters "Ж" stands for Yellow, and "М" for Metal. So if it does not look yellow, it is no right, IMHO.

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