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eMedals-Brazil, Kingdom. An Order of the Southern Cross in Gold, Grand Cross, c.1850

Item: EG398

Brazil, Kingdom. An Order of the Southern Cross in Gold, Grand Cross, c.1850

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Brazil, Kingdom. An Order of the Southern Cross in Gold, Grand Cross, c.1850

Type I. (1822-1890 Issue). Of French manufacture, an exquisitely produced sash badge in Gold, with five white enameled arms each with dual ball finials, Gold laurels with green enamels and red flowers, obverse centre in Gold presenting the bust of Petrus I with blue enamel surround, reverse centre also in Gold with a blue enameled background and individually enameled white stars forming the Southern Cross, dark blue enamel surround with Latin "BENEMERENTIUM PRAEMIUM", with stylized elongated crown also in Gold with enameled jewels, measuring 59.8 mm (w) x 90 mm (h - inclusive of swivel crown and horizontally pierced suspension ball adorned by cross), 33.9 grams, Gold loop, minor enamel loss to obverse blue enamel surround, with period section of light blue silk sash, better than extremely fine. Accompanied by breast star in Gold, with five white enameled arms, each with dual ball finials, sun burst design in each quadrant consisting of both smooth and hand etched rays, large centre also in Gold with light blue enameled background with finely detailed cross composed of silver stars, dark blue enamel surround with Latin "BENEMERENTIUM PRAEMIUM", seperately affixed Gold crown with enameled jewels, reverse with fine pin assembly, measuring 60 mm (w) x 75 mm (h - inclusive of crown), 29.2 grams, with period enamel repair to 12 o'clock arm which now exhibits hairline cracking, otherwise very 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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