The Merit Order of President Bourguiba

SKU: 168356
Unique prototype for a planned, but never instituted Breast Star of the Order, 59 mm, ten-pointed star with rays adorned by red stones, flanked by golden beams and a round, laurel wreath, turquoise-blue enameled centre medallion with the golden head of President Bourguiba facing left, within a circlet, completely set with red stones, bright-polished reverse, with convex counter-medallion and double, round pin, in the original, green case of issue with maker`s mark of Arthus Bertrand Paris. A piece of the highest interest and rarity, for the history of the honour system of Tunisia, made in the finest, French quality. I RR!
Price: 6,500€