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eMedals-Württemberg, Kingdom. An Order of Friedrich in Gold, Commander's Cross, c.1910

Item: EG671

Württemberg, Kingdom. An Order of Friedrich in Gold, Commander's Cross, c.1910

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Württemberg, Kingdom. An Order of Friedrich in Gold, Commander's Cross, c.1910

(Friedrichs Orden Komturkreuz). Issued 1856-1918. A Gold cross pattee with white enameled arms, and with Gold sun rays between the arms of the cross; the obverse with a Gold crowned cipher of Friedrich I within a bed of white enamels, surrounded by a ring of blue enamels, inscribed “GOTT UND MEIN RECHT” (German - God and my Honour); the reverse identical to the obverse; suspended from a period replaced double-looped ring from its period original neck ribbon; measuring 53.40 mm (w) x 53.57 mm (h); weighing 45.5 grams with its ribbon; with enamel damage to centre obverse, otherwise in overall very 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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