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Great Britain, Royal Guelphic Order
 
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 GBP
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Great Britain, Royal Guelphic Order
 
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Royal Orders and Medals from the collection of George, Duke of Cambridge (1819-1904), King George III’s Grandson

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Great Britain, Royal Guelphic Order
 
Grand Cross Collar, unmarked but of superb workmanship, circa 1815-1820, in two-colour yellow and rose gold; formed of 24 elements comprising 12 lions passant guardant, 6 elaborate intertwined Royal cyphers of George III and 6 crowns, all joined with reeded oval chain links including fine shackle fittings for attachment to each element, the central crown fitted with a gold carrier ring opened and closed with a knurled thumb nut to accept a collar badge, weight. 364g, in excellent condition, extremely rare in gold
overall length 1.37 metres
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Catalogue Note

Made for H.R.H. Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge, who was appointed a Knight Grand Cross of the Order in 1815, shortly after its foundation.

Royal Orders and Medals from the collection of George, Duke of Cambridge (1819-1904), King George III’s Grandson

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London