The RUSSIAN IMPERIAL GUARD (box)
Box : genuine leather , velvet . The lining and the engraving on the metal . Corners , locking the legs - metal special alloy. Handmade .
size : 480х600х200мм.
Book : leather-bound, handmade . The lining and the engraving on the metal .
size : 255х310х50мм.
Dagger "Imperial" - souvenir weapons . Length in scabbard:550mm, length without the scabbard:505мм, blade thickness:2.2 mm blade length:347мм.
More than two centuries, this elite corps of the Russian army was the true face of the state, and not only militarily. At its core, the guard was a significant social and cultural phenomenon. Combining high professionalism with the best human qualities inherent in the Russian army, the Imperial guard was the flower of the nation, the bearer of progressive ideas. Many of its representatives made a notable contribution to Russian science, education and culture.
The pride of the regiment, which were perceived by the guards as a special military brotherhood, United the officers of different classes. However, the cohesion of the guard did not rule out a variety of national and confessional composition. In its ranks in addition to Russian long served as representatives of the Ukrainian, Polish, Lithuanian, Georgian peoples, the descendants of German, Scottish, English, Swiss and other roots.
In the guards regiments formed the traditions which from generation to generation to support and maintain. The most important among them was the care entrusted to officers of lower ranks. Special attention was paid to the inculcation of commanders subordinate to the best ethical standards and pride in military service and belong to a regiment.
All actions of the guards were inspired by a high sense of self-sacrifice for the Fatherland. The motto "Honor above life" has always been their guiding principle. This motto guided by the best representatives of the Russian Imperial guard. Is associated with the revival of national historical traditions, Patriotic education, ensuring the continuity of the generations in the name of prosperity of Russia.
And today, of paramount importance is the preservation, consolidation and development of the state and military traditions, enhancing the prestige of the Armed forces, strengthening the position of statehood. Obviously, fidelity to duty and the spirit of the troops should be based on combat examples, which are vast in the long history of Russia.