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Alex .

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  1. Thank you. Australian order of Saint John look similar, but it's hard to tell, because of low resolution pictures.
  2. Hi, Can you please help me to identify this order? Is this the variation of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem or Order of Saint John? Thanks.
  3. Hi, Can you please help me to identify this badge? Size 22 x 31 mm. Thanks
  4. Hi Chuck, I think this is fake cross. Turkish war crosses look like this: http://medalirus.ru/georgievskie-kresty/zovo-4-70406-86592.php Regards, Alex
  5. Hi, Is it possible to tell who is the manufacturer and the grade of this miniature? Size 31 X 16 mm., silver. Thanks Alex
  6. Hi gents, Can you please help me with the authentication of this miniature medals bar with early GRI Military Cross and Imperial Russian order of St. Stanislaus? Does it look authentic? Have you seen the mix of WWI and WWII medals on the same bar? Thanks Alex
  7. This is modern issued order. Original, 1929 issued orders, look slightly different. See the link. https://www.emedals.com/russia-imperial-an-order-of-st-nicholas-the-wonderworker-knight-s-cross .
  8. Thank you Paul! May I ask, how do you distinguish between the third and second class if they are the same size? Or the size is different?
  9. Hi gents, It is possible to tell what class and type it is? The size is 52 x 91 mm (to the top of the ring, and 85.5 mm to the top of the cross), gilded. Also, when it was manufactured? Thank you in advance. Alex
  10. Hi gents, It is possible to tell what grade this order is? The size is 56 mm across. Is it Commander's Cross? Thanks Alex
  11. Hi Jeff, The cross from the DNW Sale most likely a replica. That would explain the price.
  12. Hi Jeff, You're welcome. Here is more info: After the end of the Crimean War, in September 1856, attempts were made to perpetuate the memory of combatants. At the initiative of officers and soldiers of the former Crimean Army, a fundraising was started for the improvement of the cemetery of soldiers who fell in Sevastopol on the North side. Already September 14, 1869 was to create the Museum of the Sevastopol Defense. The officers, the participants of the defense, met annually for meetings called Sevastopol lunches. At one of these meetings, it was decided to celebrate the 35th anniv
  13. Cross of Iron and Blood in memory of the 35th anniversary of the defense of Sevastopol - 349 days. Original was issued in 1890.
  14. Hi gents, I came across this British naval dirk that has strange inscription on the scabbard throat: “Lacy –67– Royal Exchange”. Does anyone know what Royal Exchange has to do with naval dirks? Was it a distributor of edge weapons at that time? Or it's owner's name who worked at the Royal Exchange? Thanks Alex
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