Order of Ludwig

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Germany – Hessen-Darmstadt

Grand Cross Star, instituted in 1807, 107x102 mm in Silver sheet, the points still retaining two of the original eight loops to fasten the star to the uniform, two points drilled, bicolor GOLD medallion,white enameled outer circlet with laurel and oak branches of translucent green enamel, the center with the order’s motto in gold on a polished black ground (note the jeweler’s mistake while engraving the plate, writing “ERRE” instead of “EHRE”), the back protected with a disc of parchment. An outstandingly rare piece, from the time of the Napoleonic wars, highly attractive and very fine condition! I- RR!

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p. 92
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3500.00 EUR
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