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Hanover, Royal Guelphic Order
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Hanover, Royal Guelphic Order
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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, Royal Guelphic Order
Second Period (following Queen Victoria’s accession to the British throne), Military Division, silver breast badge for existing Knights of the Order, in silver and enamels, with crossed swords beneath crown, reverse dated MDCCCXXXIX, of good quality workmanship, extremely fine
width 32.42mm, thickness at centre 6.9mm
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Catalogue Note

It became customary for Hanoverian Knights to wear breast badges of this kind on occasion and this example could have belonged either to the 1st or 2nd Duke; see also the following lot.

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

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London