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eMedals-Sweden, Kingdom. A Royal Order of the Seraphim, Grand Cross Star, by C. F. Carlman, c.1950

Item: EG3343

Sweden, Kingdom. A Royal Order of the Seraphim, Grand Cross Star, by C. F. Carlman, c.1950

Sale Date: November 14, 2018 Hammer Price

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Sweden, Kingdom. A Royal Order of the Seraphim, Grand Cross Star, by C. F. Carlman, c.1950

(Kungliga Serafimerorden). Instituted by King Frederick I on 23 February 1748. (1919-1951 Issue). A silver star featuring a Maltese cross with ball finials, each arm featuring hand-filed diamond facets, with separately affixed winged cherubs in each quadrant, with a silver patriarchal cross overlaid on each arm, the obverse centre presents a large, blue-enamelled medallion with Gold and white-enamelled “IHS” representing the Order’s motto “Iesus Hominum Salvator” with three Gold Swedish crowns and three white-enamelled nails representing the nails with which Jesus Christ was crucified, the reverse centre shows the maker’s cartouche “C.F. CARLMAN KONGL. ORDENSJUVELERARE STOCKHOLM,” a principal pin assembly, measuring 85.63 mm (w) x 86.36 mm (h), pleasing toned silver, with very minor enamel loss, and in extremely fine condition.

 

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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