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eMedals-Greece. A Royal Order of George I, Military Division with Swords, Grand Cross by Spinks

Item: EG1708

Greece. A Royal Order of George I, Military Division with Swords, Grand Cross by Spinks

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Greece. A Royal Order of George I, Military Division with Swords, Grand Cross by Spinks

Greece; Grand Cross Badge: two-piece construction, silver gilt with red and white enamels, unmarked, 46 mm (w) x 80 mm (h) inclusive of its crown suspension, on its original full-length sash; and Breast Star: three-piece construction, silver gilt with red and white enamelled insignia, mounted to a eight-pointed silver star base, maker marked "SPINK & SON Ltd LONDON" on the reverse cartouche, silver gilt pin, 82.7 mm (w) x 84 mm (h), vertical pinback. Small chip in the white enamels on the Breast Star, otherwise the enamels are intact, near extremely fine.

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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