The last Tsar of Russia (born 1868) who reigned from 1894 until he was deposed in 1917. In the wake of the Russian Revolution, Nicholas, Empress Alexandra, and their children were imprisoned and finally executed on July 17, 1918. Partly-printed DS in Cyrillic, signed “Nicholas,” one page, 8.5 x 14, February 16, 1905. Decree addressed to the Chapter of the Russian Imperial and Royal Orders, presenting to Colonel Vasily Kobylkin, commander of the 2nd Argun Regiment, Zabaikal Cossack, the Imperial Order of 3rd decree with swords, in recognition of his exceptional bravery and courage during the war with Japan. Signed at the conclusion by Nicholas II, and countersigned by the Minister of War, Adjutant General Sakharov. In fine to very fine condition, with trimming to the left edge. Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Alacona.
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