Fine British Orders - the property of a Gentleman

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Date of Auction: 25th March 2013

Sold for £4,300

Estimate: £3,000 - £3,500

The Royal Guelphic Order, G.C.H. (Civil) Knight Grand Cross breast star, 80mm. diameter, silver, gold and enamels, circa 1830-36, the reverse inscribed ‘RUNDELL BRIDGE & Co. Jewellers To their Majesties and all the Royal Family Ludgate Hill London’, and fitted with gold pin for wearing, scratch to white horse and minor damage to wreath, otherwise good very fine and scarce £3000-3500

Footnote

Provenance: David Spink Collection, Spink, June 1985.

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