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eMedals-Bavaria, Kingdom. A Royal Merit Order of St. Michael, I Class Grand Cross Sash

Item: EG2234

Bavaria, Kingdom. A Royal Merit Order of St. Michael, I Class Grand Cross Sash



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Bavaria, Kingdom. A Royal Merit Order of St. Michael, I Class Grand Cross Sash

(Königlicher Verdienstorden vom heiligen Michael). Instituted in 1693. An early to mid 20th century sash fabricated from silk, incorporating a decorative moiré pattern, with a navy blue field flanked by wide deep pink stripes on either side, a large rosette backed by a ribbon tie sewn in place near the bottom end for the placement of the badge, measuring 102 mm wide x 810 mm in length, vibrant colours, intact stitching, extremely fine.

Footnote: The Royal Merit Order of St Michael was instituted in 1693 by Joseph Clemens of Bavaria, then Archbishop-Elector of Cologne, as a Military order. Initially, this order was only open to the Catholic nobility. It was awarded in four grades: Grand Cross, Grand Commander, Commander and Knight, plus a Medal.


This offering is a part of the "Dr. Albert Goodwin Collection", a preeminent assemblage of world Orders, Medals, and Decorations composed solely by Dr.Goodwin between 1946-1967. Dr. Goodwin had a successful career as an educator and prominent physician in New York as well as actively serving in both World Wars with the United States Medical Corps. He acted as both President and Vice-President of the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) and is responsible for organizing their first convention in 1960. He maintained further membership with the American Society of Military Collectors, the International Orders Research Society, and the American Numismatic Society. His knowledge and passion for history and awards is evident in this meticulously compiled collection that is now available in its entirety for the first time exclusively on

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