Order of St. Michael

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Grand Cross Set. Sash Badge, 110x65 mm, as a 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, oval centre medallion with  beautifully-made scene of St. Michael in armour, his shield bearing the enameled inscription “QUIS UT DEUS”, with the defeated devil under his feet, upper loop as reversed, stylized acanthus leaves and large, Royal crown with round suspension ring, this, struck with Bavarian mark, the reverse, similar to the other side, but with round, convex centre medallion, bearing the dark-blue enameled inscription “VIRTUTI”, with original sash ribbon. Breast Star, 100 mm, with Silver, chiseled and pierced rays, the centre as a golden, chiseled cross bordered by silver faceted, beaded pattern, the arms, bearing the chiseled letters “P F P F”, broad, dark blue enameled centre medallion bearing the golden, chiseled inscription “QUIS UT DEUS”, within diamond-cut, silver border, the reverse with broad, tapering pin, counter-medallion with the maker’s escutcheon of Hemmerle, vorm. Elchinger, Munich. A beautiful, rare set of the finest Bavarian quality from the last quarter of 19th Century, excellent condition. I R!

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