Fine and Rare Imperial Russian Order of Saint Stanislaus, Third Class breast Badge, 42 mm. x 40 mm., gold and enamel, the cross with red enamel on the front, and gold on the reverse. The front and reverse centre with gold and enamel SS (St. Stanislaus). Hallmarked with maker's mark of 'D.O', Dmitry Osipov in Cyrillic of St. Petersburg. Kokoshnik mark for 1908-1917, and 56 Russian gold standard on suspension ring.
The order of Saint Stanislas was founded on May 7, 1765 by Stanislaus II, the last King of Poland. The order of Saint Stanislas passed through several phases before becoming a Russian Order in 1831, after the Polish rebellion of 1830 had been suppressed by the Russian Army.
The badge of the Order was gold rimmed, dark red enemeled. This order is eight-pointed cross, each point has ball tipped. Between each arm of the cross appears Imperial Russian Eagle. Center medallion is white enemel and portrays in red the monogram of St. Stanislas surrounded by a green gold laurel wreath.
Size: 42x 40 mm
Ribbon: St. Stanislas, red with white, red border stripes on each side.