The Most Noble Order of the Garter

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101
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GREAT BRITAIN

A Garter made of blue silk, with thick, gilt-silver bullion wire (toned) embroidery with the Order’s motto “HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE” and laurel leaves;
fire-gilt buckle.
A beautiful piece, minor signs of wear, in very fine condition.
The Order of the Garter, founded in 1348, thus being among the oldest orders of Knighthood, with the Golden Fleece and Savoy’s Order of the Holy
Annonciade, is the highest British distinction, granted by the sovereign decision only, limited to 24 Companions, besides the ruling sovereign and the Prince
of Wales; more, an unlimited number of supernumerary Companions can be created by the sovereign.
Dim.: 480,0x26,0 mm.
II R!

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p. 110
Low estimate: 
1200.00 EUR
high estimate: 
2400.00EUR