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Saxony. Albert Order – Knight Cross 2nd Class with Swords, marked S

325.00 EUR  
~1 453.21 PLN
~386.23 USD

Königreich Sachsen. Albrechtsorden. Ritterkreuz 2. Klasse mit Schwertern, Hst. Scharffenberg

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Albrechtsorden. Ritterkreuz 2. Klasse mit Schwertern – Albert Order – Knight Cross 2nd Class with Swords

Reference: OEK 2213

Established in 1850 by the king Albert, since 1876 Knight Cross divided to 1st and 2nd Class.

Older type, manufactured until 1911: multipart medallions with high edge, swords embossed in one side.This type made before WW1 ist really scarce with swords. Awarding possibly for a colonial war.

On the ring marked S for the manufacturer: Scharffenberg, Dresden.

Silver, gilt or enameled, very nice condition, with intact enamel. On the original old ribbon, taken form a medal bar.