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eMedals-Württemberg. An Order of Friedrich in Gold, First Class Knight’s Cross, c.1880

Item: EG673

Württemberg. An Order of Friedrich in Gold, First Class Knight’s Cross, c.1880

On August 15, 2018 Auction Won For

$992

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Württemberg. An Order of Friedrich in Gold, First Class Knight’s Cross, c.1880

08/15/201

1856-1918 Issue. A hollow gold cross pattée with sun-rays between the arms of the cross; the obverse with a silver gilt cipher of Friedrich I within a bed of white enamels, surrounded by a silver gilt ring; identical reverse; suspended from a broad loop from its period original ribbon; measuring 36.44 mm (w) x 36.30 mm (h); weighing 17.5 grams with its ribbon; slight loss to the silver gilt, but with nearly untouched enamels; in overall near mint 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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