Military rank shoulder boards

Oct 07, 2020. 23:27 UTC
Military rank shoulder boards
Vic
United States of America

Category
Medals

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
No
Description

These are shoulder boards for a Major General in the Tsarist army

Provenance

These shoulder boards belonged to my great-grandfather, Konstantin Ivanovich Globachev, the last chief of the Petrograd Okhrana in Tsarist Russia. They have been handed down from my great-grandfather, to my grandfather, to my father and now to me.

Answered within 2 days
Oct 10, 08:02 UTC
By George

Fair Market Value

$500 - $1,000 USD

Insurance Value

$1,500 USD
What does this mean?

Dear Vic,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. My sincere apologies for the delay with the apprisal.

The presented object appears to be shoulder boards of the for a Major General in the Tsarist army probably between 1900 and 1917.
This piece is in good condition and there is no serious damage visible in the images provided.
A fair market estimation would be between 500 to 1000 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.

With kind regards,
Georg

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