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eMedals-Portugal, Kingdom. A Military Order of the Christ, Knight Commander's Star, c.1910

Item: EG720

Portugal, Kingdom. A Military Order of the Christ, Knight Commander's Star, c.1910

Sale Date: June 20, 2018 Hammer Price

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Portugal, Kingdom. A Military Order of the Christ, Knight Commander's Star, c.1910

(1860 - 1910 Issue) In silver, mounted to a multi-rayed star base with two silver gilt with red, white, blue and green enamelled insignias, measuring 67 mm (w) x 75.3 mm (h), dual prong vertical pinback, marked with oval plate of Souza 107 rua aurra, minor chipping evident in the red enamels on the stem of the heart where it meets the flames, 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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