Grand Cross Set, 1st Class, 1st Type, instituted in 1951. Sash Badge, 63 mm, gilt bronze, both sides enameled, both central medallions gilt bronze, enameled, original suspension ring and long sash. Breast Star, 85 mm, silver with brilliant cut rays, maker's mark “Cravanzola, Roma” superimposed parts silver gilt, enameled, reverse with vertical thin pin. Rare and superb set! I R!
ORDER OF MERIT OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC