An Important Archive Relating to Field Marshall Sir John French

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Date of Auction: 14th December 2006

Sold for £2,000

Estimate: £200 - £300

Warrant for the Grand Cross of the Order of the Rising Sun, 60x44cm, attractive parchment with decorative borders, Japanese symbols and characters and the insignia of the handsome Order, folded, near very good £200-300

Footnote

The senior class of the Order of the Rising Sun, was probably conferred on Sir John French on the occasion of Prince Fujimi’s vist to the Aldershot Command.