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Hanover, Order of Ernst August
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 22,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
52
Hanover, Order of Ernst August
Estimate
6,0008,000
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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Hanover, Order of Ernst August
Grand Cross set of insignia by Carl Büsch, comprising sash badge, in gold and enamels, and breast star, in pierced silver with gold and enamel centre, backplate with die-struck mark CARL BÜSCH HANNOVER 15, good extremely fine
sash badge: 74.5mm, breast star: width 89mm
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Catalogue Note

The Order was founded by George V of Hanover in memory of his father, Ernst August, on 15 December 1865. This set by Büsch is one of the first awarded to the 2nd Duke, the King’s first cousin (and fellow recipient of the Order of the Garter from William IV in 1835).

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

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London