Partial Suspension Device in Brass with Three Ribbons
Imperial Russian Decorations and One Ribbon for a
Award, late XIX C - 1917.
The ribbons are in moiré silk. The first three of them
for Russian decorations: two ribbons of the Order of
Vladimir (which could be worn not only with the 4th
breast badge of the order, but also a variety of
Patriotic War of 1812 Centennial Medal) and one ribbon
the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called (most often
with Nicholas II Coronation Medal). The last ribbon
to be for the Swedish Order of the Sword.
The suspension is in brass. This was originally a
place suspension device, but the first two sections
missing. The pin however is intact and its far end can
conveniently tucked under the surviving joint of the
section of the suspension for storage / display. The
suspension has a piece of soft black fabric applied on
back by the original recipient to protect his tunic.
Both the suspension and the ribbons are unquestionable
original, of Imperial era. All four ribbons are in