VINTAGE RARE ITALIAN STAR OF THE GRAND CROSS 85 MM WEIGHS 66.23 925 SILVER

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 30, 2016
  • Channel: Auction House
YOU ARE BIDDING ON AN EXTREMELY FINE MINT ITALIAN "STAR OF THE GRAND CROSS,8 POINTED SILVER STAR WEIGHING 66.23 GRAMS AND MEASURING 86 MM. IN DIAMETER..APPEARS TO BE 85 BUT IS 86 MM THE CENTER HAVING A GOLD "IRON CROWN" ON A BLUE ENAMELLED BACKGROUND SURROUNDED BY A WHITE ENAMELLED RING BEARING THE INSCRIPTION "VICT EMMAN,II REX ITALIAE MDCCCLXVI-VICTOR EMMANUELE KING OF ITALY 1866.ABOVE THERE IS A BLACK ENAMELLED EAGLE BEARING THE SAVOY CROSS ABOVE THE STAR.EXTREMELY SCARCE DECORATION.!!

ALSO KNOWN AS THE ITALIAN " ORDER OF THE CROWN "