Vatican Medal Order Saint Gregory the great Grand cross
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Sold Date: 05/18/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Militaria & Weapons
VaticanOrder of Saint Gregory the great Grand Cross Knight with sash in case of issue by Alegre - Madrid Very Gorgeous and impressive Official decoration of: "Saint Gregory the Great". Gregory XVI founded this order to reward the civil and military virtues of subjects of the Papal States by brief "Quod Summis", 1 sept., 1831 and placed it under the patronage of the great pope whose name it bears. It has two divisions, civil and military; this is the civil in, Grand Cross Knight of the second class. 59mm (central piece), The enameled is splendid with a minor loosenings!! The silk band has 73cm, large, and it has insignificant humidity spots. The box is in pristine condition and it has the seal from Alegre/ joyero/ Espoz y Mina. 3 Madrid divided into four classes, viz.: # Grand Cross Knights of the First Class; # Grand Cross Knights of the Second Class; # Commanders, and # simple Knights. The decoration is a bifurcated or eight-pointed red enamelled gold cross, in the centre of which is a blue medallion on which is impressed in gold the image of St. Gregory , and at the side of his head near the right ear is a dove ; in a circle around the image appears in golden letters "S. Gregorius Magnus". On the reverse side is the device, "Pro Deo et Principe", and in the centre around it, GREGORIUS XVI. P. M. ANNO. 1. The badge is the cross of the order surrounded with silver rays. The ribbon of the order is red with orange borders. The cross worn by a knight of the military division is surmounted by a military trophy; the cross of a knight of the civil division is surmounted by a crown of gold oak leaves. The costume of ceremony is a dress coat of dark green open in front, and covered on breast and back with embroideries in the form of oak leaves. White trousers with silver side stripes, a bicornered ornamented hat, and the usual knightly sword, complete the costume, which is rarely worn. Please Read carefully before place your bid Shipping Shipping Worldwide only via UPS express saver , shipping cost varies by Buyer location We ship worldwide via UPS. We do our best to provide secure packaging, unique for every item. All ordered (and paid for) goods are dispatched within 2 working days from checkout. Shipping cost is usually calculated and added to the item(s) price at the checkout page. In case that an item has no weight information or if you want to make a multiple item order please contact us for a shipping cost quotation. Normal shipping rates do not include insurance. We strongly recommend that you purchase such an insurance for valuable or fragile items
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