La Galerie Numismatique Sarl
Auction 58  25 Feb 2024
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Lot 380

Starting price: 50 000 EUR
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Order of St. Andrew Part of a Collar of the Order, composed by nine links: - two large trophies-of-arms with the Imperial monogram of Tsar Peter I (47,0 x 45,0 mm.) - three Imperial Russian eagle (51,0 x 40,0 mm.) - four round medallions with the St. Andrew Cross with the "SARP" inscription for "Sanctus Andreas Russiae Patronus" (42,0 x 35,0 mm.), each part in the finest Russian quality, the reverse of each link, struck with the "IP" marks of Immanuel Pannasch and the gold marks of St. Petersburg dated 1834, in a large, red morocco fitted case with gold embossed, crowned "A" on the lid, being the well-known monogram of Prince Alfons of Bavaria. A most rare set of the highest order of Imperial Russia, instituted by the Tsar Peter I "the Great", conferred upon the personal will of the sovereign, to the highest dignitaries and personalities, either national or foreign. It was in one class only. Provenance: The Royal Family of Bavaria, by descent to the property of Prince Alphonse of Bavaria (1862 - 1933). Bibliography: G.A. Tammann: Imperial Russian Maker`s Marks on Orders and Decorations, London,Spink, 1993, pp. 7, 38-39. I RR!

Estimate: 100000 - 150000 EUR
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