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eMedals-Russia, Imperial. An Order of Saint Anne, 1st Class Grand Cross Star, by Albert Keibel, c.1900

Item: EG678A

Russia, Imperial. An Order of Saint Anne, 1st Class Grand Cross Star, by Albert Keibel, c.1900

Sale Date: May 2, 2018 Hammer Price

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Russia, Imperial. An Order of Saint Anne, 1st Class Grand Cross Star, by Albert Keibel, c.1900

(Орден Святой Анны). Instituted 1735. Civil Division. An early 20th century example in finely toned silver, consisting of a multiray design of an eight armed star, obverse centre with stylized red enameled cross on textured background, with motto of the order ""Amantibus Justitiam, Pietatem, Fidem"" (""To those who love justice, piety, and fidelity"") in silver on a red enamel surround, reverse with typical Keibel pin assembly, marked on centre reverse and pin with Imperial double headed eagle, also marked 84 denoting silver content and asterisk denoting St.Petersburg manufacture, makers marked Keibel denoting Albert Keibel of the master jeweler family, who was awarded the imperial warrant for the production of Russian orders from 1882–1905, measuring 88 mm (w) x 88.4 mm (h), a fine example of the order, 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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