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eMedals-A Grand Cross Miniature Set to the Wartime Mayor of Rome Giangiacomo Borghese

Item: EU9876

A Grand Cross Miniature Set to the Wartime Mayor of Rome Giangiacomo Borghese

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A Grand Cross Miniature Set to the Wartime Mayor of Rome Giangiacomo Borghese

A Grand Cross Miniature Set to the Wartime Mayor of Rome Giangiacomo Borghese - Of extremely high quality; War Merit Cross (bronze, 15 mm); Order of the Crown of Italy, Grass Cross (three-piece construction, silver gilt with white and blue enamels, 12.5 mm); Medal for Civil Merit (bronze, 12.5 mm); Italian-Austrian War Medal, Type I for Soldiers, 4 Clasps - 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918 (bronze, 11.5 mm); Medal for Italian Unification 1848-1918, Type II (bronze, 12 mm);  Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus (silver gilt with white and green enamels, 12.3 mm); Austria (Republic): Austrian Merit Order, Grand Cross (two piece construction, silver gilt with white enamels, 13.3 mm); Germany (Third Reich): German Eagle Order, Grand Cross (two-piece construction, silver gilt with white enamels, 11.8 mm); Germany (Third Reich): Cross of Honour of the German Red Cross, Grand Cross (three-piece construction, silver with black and white enamels, 12.5 mm); Poland (Republic): Order of Polonia Restituta, Grand Cross (three-piece construction, silver gilt with red, white and blue enamels, maker marked "GARDINO ROMA" on the cartouche, 13 mm); and Hungary (Kingdom): Order of Merit, Grand Cross (three-piece construction, silver gilt with red, green and yellow enamels, maker marked "GARDINO ROMA" on the reverse, 13 mm). Mounted to a suspension with swing bar pinback, period orders and medals with original ribbons, intact enamels, adhesive spots on the reverse of three orders, extremely fine. In a hardshelled case, white stain lining, scuffed exterior, case fine.  Footnote: Giangiacomo Borghese (1889-1954) was a member of the National Facist Party and was Mayor of Rome from August 30, 1939 to July 25, 1943.
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