A Rare Order of Leopold with Gold KD
A rare Gold Order of Leopold with Gold War Decoration (KD) – by Rothe, 30.86mm (x 61.90mm including crown suspension), the suspension arch and the ring both marked FR along with Gemsenkopf mark (for 18Kt. Gold), of superb quality manufacture, with finest quality translucent enamels, in mint condition. With fine quality leatherette case of issue, inside of the lid marked “Rothe”, Wien. Top quality and condition. Footnote: Gold War Decoration (KD) was produced for a very short time in 1914/early 1915, when this decoration was seldom awarded; later examples were produced in bronze gilt and silver gilt.