Fürstentum Schaumburg-Lippe. Fürstlich Lippischer Hausorden, Goldenes Verdienstkreuz – Principality of Schaumburg-Lippe. Princely House Order, Gold Merit Cross
Reference: OEK 1219
Decoration established in 1869 together with higher classes of House Order, in both Principalities: Lippe-Detmold & Schaumburg-Lippe. First made of gold, later of gilt silver.
Gilded silver, very nice condition. On later ribbon.