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eMedals-Sweden, Kingdom. A Most Noble Order of the Seraphim, I Class Grand Cross Sash

Item: EG3345b

Sweden, Kingdom. A Most Noble Order of the Seraphim, I Class Grand Cross Sash

Sale Date: January 30, 2019 Hammer Price

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Sweden, Kingdom. A Most Noble Order of the Seraphim, I Class Grand Cross Sash

(Kungliga Serafimerorden). Instituted in 1748. An early to mid 20th Century sash, fabricated from silk, incorporating a decorative moiré pattern, with a sky blue field throughout, a band sewn in place near the bottom end for the placement of the badge, measuring 104 mm wide x 520 mm in length, intact stitching, lightly soiled, near extremely fine.

Footnote: The Most Noble Order of the Seraphim was instituted on February 23, 1748 by King Frederick I. It is awarded for services to the Sovereign and the country, or to foreign heads of state. 

 

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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