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eMedals-Württemberg, Kingdom. An Order of Friedrich, Commander's Cross with Swords, c.1914

Item: EG670

Württemberg, Kingdom. An Order of Friedrich, Commander's Cross with Swords, c.1914

Sale Date: March 28, 2018 Hammer Price

$3,011

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Württemberg, Kingdom. An Order of Friedrich, Commander's Cross with Swords, c.1914

1870-1918 Issue. (Friedrichs Orden Komturkreuz mit Schwertern). A silver gilt cross pattee with white enameled arms, and with sun-rays between the arms of the cross; the obverse with a silver gilt cipher of Friedrich I within a bed of white enamels, surrounded by a broad blue enameled ring, inscribed “Gott Und Mein Recht” (German - God and my Honour); the reverse identical to the obverse; suspended from a dual hinged set of crossed swords and a double-looped ring, from its period original slightly shorted neck ribbon; measuring 53.35 mm (w) x 53.39 mm (h); weighing 63.0 grams; in overall extremely fine condition.

 

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 eMedals.com.

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