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In the LG we can see many another montenegrin awards,

but Obilich Medal - only once and

BEFORE DANILO ORDER 1st class !

Hi all,

Another recipient of the Montenegro Obilitch Medal (Gold) was :

General Henry Seymour RAWLINSON (1864-1925), GCB, GCSI, GCVO, KCMG, KStJ

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3826 SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 21 APRIL, 1917

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this set is made in Russia and both items have the cyrillic punchmarks IO = Igor Ozeretski

И.Озерецкiй / I.Ozeritsky - Moscow. Master silversmiths, late19-early 20 century.

His full mark looks like this

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this set is made in Russia and both items have the cyrillic punchmarks IO = Igor Ozeretski

И.Озерецкiй / I.Ozeritsky - Moscow. Master silversmiths, late19-early 20 century.

His full mark looks like this

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If the piece is marked by simply "ИО", then it`s not Ozeritzky.

Silverware was his speciality.

But there was (unknown to me) maker ИО, who manufactured badges and orders ;)

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On 13 באפריל 2006 at 18:19, Dave Danner said:

The 1923 War Department report on decorations conferred in World War One to U.S. servicemen indicates the following Montenegrin awards:

 

Obilitch medal - 1

Order of Prince Danilo I - 125 (1 Grand Cross, 10 Grand Officer, 62 Commander, 20 Officer, 32 Knight)

Medal for Military Bravery - 94

Medal for Zeal - 10 (4 Gold, 6 Silver)

War cross - 1

I don't know how complete this is.

We know another Montenegrin War cross ? :) 

 

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Once again, thank you so much for images from Delande's catalog! 
I hope you won't mind me asking you again, but are there other Montenegrin decorations in that catalog? :)

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"... MONTENEGRO, original die for medal "MILOŠ OBILIĆ" probably A.Berthrand, Paris, UNIQUE ..." sold by barper.com 

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1 hour ago, paja said:

Once again, thank you so much for images from Delande's catalog! 
I hope you won't mind me asking you again, but are there other Montenegrin decorations in that catalog? :)

May be tomorrow :)

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I check Delande catalogs, and not see another Montenegrin awards, only Obilic Medal for Bravery 

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But another producer from Paris - Arthus Bertran make Bravery medals 

silvered bronze 

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and silver 

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On 13 באפריל 2006 at 18:19, Dave Danner said:

The 1923 War Department report on decorations conferred in World War One to U.S. servicemen indicates the following Montenegrin awards:

 

Obilitch medal - 1

Order of Prince Danilo I - 125 (1 Grand Cross, 10 Grand Officer, 62 Commander, 20 Officer, 32 Knight)

Medal for Military Bravery - 94

Medal for Zeal - 10 (4 Gold, 6 Silver)

War cross - 1

in London Gazette I see 25 names of british officers and soldiers with Montenegrin Bravery medals

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Petar II Petrović-Njegoš wanted to establish an order for heroism, named after Nikac. However, senators Filip Đurašković and Stevan Perkov Vukotić suggested that the medal be named after Miloš Obilić, as he had killed the sultan and Nikac the pasha.

 

 

Nikac Tomanović

The history of Nikac is known by poems collected by Sima Milutinović Sarajlija and Petar II Petrović-Njegoš, the Prince-Bishop of Montenegro (1830–1851), and subsequently collected epic poems.

Early life

Nikac was born in Rovine, of the Sanjak of Herzegovina of the Bosnia Eyalet, Ottoman Empire (now western Montenegro). He was the son of Vuk Tomanović, of the Cuce tribe, a contemporary of Danilo Petrović (1696–1735). Vuk was not a glavar (head) in the Montenegrin tribal assembly. The Tomanović hailed from Old Kuči (eastern Montenegro).

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In ca. 1750 Nikac and his 40 companions penetrated through an Ottoman army base of 20,000 men, killed the Kaiha Pasha, and Nikac succeeded, though wounded, to "cutting his way back" with a few surviving men.It is said that he and his 40 men came to surrender themselves to the pasha, then killed him in his own tent, like Miloš Obilić had done to the sultan.

According to another story a general with 45,000 men invaded Montenegro but was defeated by vladika Vasilije Petrović and killed by Nikac, who gave the general's sabre to Vladika Sava.He was then sent to Dobrota, near Kotor, to heal his wounds.

According to an epic poem, he murdered Odo Beg Mušović.

Nikac took a charge of the collected haraç (tax) to Hamza Pash] As Nikac was feared by the Turks, Hamza accepted this. Jašar Babić however, disapproved, and went with his armed band to steal Nikac's livestock.Early at dawn, Nikac and Jašar met and fired their guns at the same time, killing each other.] According to another story, Nikac stops the stealing, recovers the sheep, kills thirty Turks, and takes seven or eight prisoners.

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On 3 ביוני 2017 at 21:17, Daffy Duck said:

just one additional question.

If the round (globe) suspension is mark of AB production, which is cylindrical on my medal? ...

Now I have some medal too and can to say - these medals with cylindrical suspension like austrian VM production 

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