• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 346

    A Group of Eighteen Gallipoli, Lemnos, Bizerte, Kabakdja-Gallipoli and Lucullus Crosses, circa 1920-1922

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    A Group of Eighteen Gallipoli, Lemnos, Bizerte, Kabakdja-Gallipoli and Lucullus Crosses, circa 1920-1922
    Shaped as a cross, most of them made of white metal and painted over in black, the others enamelled on brass metal, in a fitted case, the cover with a brass plaque engraved in Russian Civil War 1918-1922, put together by P. V. Pachkov, Paris, sold together with an original note typed in French stating the above was purchased from P. V. Pachkov on 22 March, 1969 in Paris (18)


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    Provenance

    P. V. Pachkov, Paris


    Literature

    P. V. Pachkov, Orders and Distinction Badges of the Civil War 1917-1922, Paris, 1961, pp.23-30. Most of the present crosses are illustrated as well as the original and unique Lucullus Cross.