SHAKO PLATE OF THE 29th CREW REGIMENT OF THE RUSSIAN NAVY FLEET, model 1837, Russia, reign of Nicholas I and Alexander II.
“Guerb” plaque in copper-plated brass, stamped in relief with a crowned two-headed eagle carrying within a shield Saint George slaying the dragon, broached on two crossed anchors, surmounting an escutcheon in the shape of an antique shield decorated in its center with a coat of arms in copper-plated brass bearing the number “29” in stapled white metal.
H 17.2cm, L 19cm.
1840-1860. Reign of Nicholas I and Alexander II.
Good condition, missing the four rear fixing lugs.
The 29th regiment of fleet crews is present at the headquarters of Sevastopol, it defends the 2nd sector, between redoubt No. 1 and bastion No. IV, opposite the end of South Bay.