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Hanover, Royal Guelphic Order
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Hanover, Royal Guelphic Order
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 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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Hanover, Royal Guelphic Order
Military Division, Grand Cross collar and collar badge, circa 1820-30, probably by the Hanoverian Court Jeweller Franz Nübell, the collar in hallmarked 18 carat gold with maker’s mark F.N., 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, the central crown fitted with a gold carrier ring opened and closed with a knurled and pinned thumb nut to accept the collar badge, weight 252g, the badge also in similarly-marked 18 ct. gold and enamels, marked F.N. on suspension ring, with crossed swords below hinged crown suspension and laurel wreath around central medallion of the White Horse of Hanover and legend NEC ASPERA TERRENT, some losses to green enamel of wreaths, good very fine
Quantity: 2
overall length 1.22 metres
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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