British Military Collectables, Royal Memorabilia. Century to the present Day. Preserving the past for the future. Rare Male WWII Military Full Size C. Sterling Silver/Guilloche Enamel Medal with case and card on how to wear by Royal Silversmith maker Garrard of London.A wonderful and rare opportunity to obtain a 100% Original Large WWII CBE Full Size Medal in Gold Gilt and enamel guilloche finishing, with Original Presentation Case intact, made by Royal Silversmith makers of the time Garrard of London. To the reverse of the medal we the Royal cipher with crown above and roped bordering. The medal is hinged attached to the crown which is in perfect working order. The medal is still in superb finishing as you can see from the photos, the guilloche enamel is in excellent condition with the inner circle in red finished enamel with block lettering in gold For God and the Empire.
The centre finished in gold gilt and depicting both Edward V and Queen Mary. The medal still retains the original neck ties and fasteners, the silk red with silver strips water fleck ribbon is in super condition.To the top front of medal we see the Imperial Crown, still prominent and present. The presentation case in which the medal is housed is of a black leatherette finishing, block letters in gold C. Mily indicating this medal was issued to Male military personnel. Press to release catch which is in perfect working order. To the inside a cream velvet base with a silk padded liner to the roof with the full Garrard stamp and by special appointment to His Majesty the King. The medal has never been cleaned. For the collector or investor of solid silver medals or Royal Regalia. Medals are a rare order of Chivalry is one of the highest British Orders awarded and is bestowed upon the recipient. Becoming hard to find World War Two issued Male Large Cased CBEs. Are the makers of the Crown Jewells which are housed in the Tower of London, also Garrard are credited for. Such pieces as the Queen Mary Crown used for the Coronation, the Imperial Crown of India worn by King George V and the famous Koh-i-Noor diamond which was made for the Queen Mother. Robert Garrard II Silverware is avidly more collected as they received the Royal Warrant under his production which makes them more desirable than the earlier Garrards silver, to this date Garrard still produce silver for the British Royal Family. Most of Garrard's silver is to be found in museums or private collections around the world. Wonderful condition with no chips to the enamelling, please see photos to judge for yourself. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver".
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