Officer Engineering and Artillery Cadet Corps. Russia, 1762-84
October 25, 1762 in St. Petersburg, established by the artillery and engineer gentry Cadet Corps (1 company, and from 1784 - 3 Company and a company of soldiers' children). Of the 146 cadets - 43 were strikers.
Bombing officer relied coat of red cloth with red flaps cuffs. The collar, lapels, cuffs, and then tap the black with gold braid covering. Buttons of gold. Pants moose (pale yellow). Camisole with gold elk skin. Black leather boots with white shtibel-cuffs. Officers scarf, epaulettes and gold strap. Belts of ammunition are covered in black velvet with gold trim around the edges. White suede gloves. The helmet of black patent leather with gold fittings and pipe, which was inserted into the beam of white ostrich feathers. Officers guard the gold with the monogram of Catherine II in the red velvet medallion on the breast of an eagle. Badge worn on the blue neck ribbon.