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eMedals-Portugal, Kingdom. A Superb Order of the Tower and Sword in Gold, 1st Class Grand Cross, c.1840

Item: EG1461

Portugal, Kingdom. A Superb Order of the Tower and Sword in Gold, 1st Class Grand Cross, c.1840



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Portugal, Kingdom. A Superb Order of the Tower and Sword in Gold, 1st Class Grand Cross, c.1840

Type II. Of the highest quality by J.A. Da Costa, Grand Cross sash badge in gold with outstanding hand etched tower and laurels encasing a white enameled cross with gold centres, 46.7 grams, hand detailed tower is particularly noteworthy for fine craftsmanship, measuring 60 mm (w) x 70 mm (h - inclusive of horizontally pierced tower), minor enamel loss and contact, centre slightly loose, on original silk sash, extremely fine. Grand Cross Star of equally fine manufacture in gold, with hand filed detailing, with a hollow white enameled five pointed star, gold centre, separately crafted tower affixed by single gold rivet, measuring 63 mm (w) x 74 mm (h), reverse with dual pin assembly, ornate makers motif, weighing 61.4 grams, minimal contact, extremely fine. Accompanied by original, large, case of issue by Joaquin Augusta da Costa, bound in red leather with gold embossed lettering with boarder, some panel separation, fair.


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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