Fine British Orders - the property of a Gentleman

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Date of Auction: 25th March 2013

Sold for £7,200

Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

The Royal Guelphic Order, G.C.H. (Civil) a magnificent Knight Grand Cross sash badge, 108 x 74mm. excluding suspension ring, 22 carat gold and enamels, hallmarked on top loop and in reverse centre, London 1835, maker’s mark ‘WN’ for William Neale, small chip to blue enamel before obverse motto and some very minor loss to wreaths, otherwise nearly extremely fine and rare £5000-6000

Footnote

Provenance: David Spink Collection, Spink, June 1985.

Literature: Illustrated in Spink’s Standard Catalogue, by E. C. Joslin, 1972-83.