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The Royal Hungarian Order of Saint Stephen
 
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 22,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
47
The Royal Hungarian Order of Saint Stephen
 
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 22,500 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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The Royal Hungarian Order of Saint Stephen
 
Grand Cross set of insignia, comprising sash badge, in gold and enamels, unsigned and unmarked, of excellent style and workmanship and fitted with a non-removable second type hollow crown suspension incorporating a two-wire riband carrier, height 86.8mm, width 49mm, and breast star, also unmarked but evidently by the same maker (both elements displaying distinctively tooled gold initials ‘M – T), in pierced jewel-cut silver with gold and enamel centre, width 86.3mm with original sash, flake of enamel missing from wreath on reverse of badge and both pieces showing other minor scuffs and wear, extremely fine (lot) 
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Catalogue Note

Presented to the 2nd Duke of Cambridge by Archduke Maximilian of Austria (later Emperor of Mexico) on behalf of his brother, Emperor Franz Joseph, in London on 19th June 1857.

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

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London