Stanislav, breast eight pointed star in silver centred with round medallion in white enamel with red interlaced monogram "SS" for Saint Stanislav surrounded with inscription in Latin "Encouraged by reward", green enamel border applied with laurel leaves, reverse gilded and fitted with vertical gilt pin. The badge is Hallmarked Russian silver 84 (875 standard), St. Otto Samuel Keibel was born in 1768 in Prussia. Petersburg very young, becoming a guild jeweller in 1797.In 1808 he was named member of the city council. At his death in 1809 his nephew Johann Wilhelm took over the business, which rapidly grew and started receiving commissions by the Imperial Court. In 1825, Wilhelm was commissioned all the silver ornaments for the chapel of the Mikhailovsky Palace. In 1826 the firm created the crown for the coronation of Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of the Tsar Nicholas I and in 1836 received the Imperial Warrant.
Starting in 1841 until the end of the 19th century the company was the exclusive official purveyor of state awards for the Capitulum. Towards the end of the 19th Century the company suffered an increasing competition due to the rise of the House of Fabergé, which received the title of official supplier by Capitulum and Keibel ceased trade in 1910. In Great Condition - No Damage.All items are cleaned and inspected before being dispatched, we use only the best packing materials to insure your item reaches you safely and discreetly. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Showcase your items with Auctiva's. This item is in the category "Collectables\Badges & Patches\Collectable Badges\Military Badges".antiques" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.