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Russia, Order of St. Andrew, collar or sash badge and breast star
 
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 143,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
59
Russia, Order of St. Andrew, collar or sash badge and breast star
 
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 143,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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

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Russia, Order of St. Andrew, collar or sash badge and breast star
 
by Julius Keibel, St Petersburg, from the full set of Russian Imperial insignia bestowed upon George, Duke of Cambridge in 1874, the badge in gold and enamels in the form of a black enamelled Imperial eagle with blue enamelled St. Andrew’s Cross bearing the crucified figure of St. Andrew in natural colours, the limbs of the cross with the Roman letters S A P R (Sanctus Andreas Patronus Russiae), reverse with white-enamelled scroll inscribed with the motto of the Order ЗА ВЕРУ И ВЕРNOCTЬ (For Faith and Loyalty), Imperial crown suspension with blue ribbons, height 85.5mm, width 62.2mm and breast star, in silver with centre in silver-gilt and enamels, reverse in pale silver-gilt with Keibel marks, width 87.8mm, badge with typical losses to the blue enamel of the ribbons, good very fine to extremely fine
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Royal Orders and Medals from the collection of George, Duke of Cambridge (1819-1904), King George III’s Grandson

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London