Order of St. Michael

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Knight’s Cross, 63x39 mm, GOLD, in the first type awarded between 1837 and 1887. Deep-sea blue enameled cross bearing the letters “P F P F” on gold, based by a bundle of golden lightnings and waving beams, the cross is also flanked by chiseled bundles of lightnings and beams, polished, convex centre medallion bearing the inscription “QUIS UT DEUS” in gold lettering on blue enamel, upper loop as reversed, stylized acanthus leaves and Royal crown with round suspension ring, the reverse, similar to the obverse side, with round, convex centre medallion, bearing the golden inscription “VIRTUTI” on blue enamel, in the original, early, night-blue morocco case of issue, with pale-blue velvet, fitted inner compartment, with original ribbon, the lid with embossed outlines and the golden title “St.M.O.”. A beautiful, extremely rare decoration, dating to the earlier years when this type was awarded, excellent condition. I RR!

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