Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (11 & 12 December 2013)

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Date of Auction: 11th & 12th December 2013

Sold for £7,200

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, K.B., an impressive Georgian Knight’s set of insignia, circa 1800, comprising sash badge, unmarked, in plain gold, 43mm with integral suspension loop and ring, and breast star, in silver gold and enamels, with eight steel-sprung rays pierced for attachment, 122mm x 108mm, the back-plate an old brass replacement and top ray repaired at base, otherwise good very fine and very rare £10000-15000

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Provenance: Sotheby, June 1983 (£4400).