Order of St. Alexander Nevsky of George Henry Robert Charles William Vane-Tempest, 5th Marquess of Londonderry

Classical (ordered and manufactured for Kapitul) Keibel /IK/ piece from 1867.

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About the cavalier https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Vane-Tempest,_5th_Marquess_of_Londonderry


In 1867 he was sent on a special mission as Envoy Extraordinary to Russia to Emperor Alexander II, to invest the emperor with the Order of the Garter.
See https://asiamedals.info/threads/most-noble-order-of-the-garter-of-emperor-alexander-ii.23495/
For this he was awarded with Order of St. Alexander Nevsky.
It looks like he bought himself another badge while in St. Petersburg.
Badge was made in 1854 by RS and has fancy (and very popular during this time period) dark cherry (a.k.a. "black") flat enamel.
Gold, size 54 x 60 x 2 mm.



Interesting non-standard sash.

He also bought himself Nichols & Plinke made breast star.
Silver, marked with 84 St.Peterburg assay mark and workshop mark NP.


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