Item 1281-1283: Sir Henry Parkes - Badge, Star and Collar: insignia of the Knight Grand Cross of the...

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Item 1281-1283: Sir Henry Parkes - Badge, Star and Collar: insignia of the Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, (G.C.M.G.), awarded 1888

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SAFE/DR 150 , SAFE/DR 151 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 3, Shelf 47

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Y0KDQJV1

Item 1281-1283: Sir Henry Parkes - Badge, Star and Collar: insignia of the Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, (G.C.M.G.), awarded 1888

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Item 1281-1283: Sir Henry Parkes - Badge, Star and Collar: insignia of the Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, (G.C.M.G.), awarded 1888

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Item 1281-1283: Sir Henry Parkes - Badge, Star and Collar: insignia of the Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, (G.C.M.G.), awarded 1888

Date

1888

Call Numbers

SAFE/DR 150 , SAFE/DR 151 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 3, Shelf 47

Record Identifier

Y0KDQJV1

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2 items of insignia - badge, 13 x 8.5 cm., star, 9 cm. diam., ribbon, length 87.5 cm., in a wooden case, 28 x 15.2 cm. - Badge, star and ribbon

1 collar - 113 cm. circumference, in oval wooden case, 28 x 21.3 cm.

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DN/M 1282-1283 (located at call no. SAFE/DR 150)
BADGE
A gold, seven-rayed star with V shaped extremities in the pattern of a Maltese cross enamelled white and edged gold. Obverse: In centre in coloured relief Saint Michael trampling on Satan. Motto `Auspicium Melioris Aevi' [Token of a better time] in gold relief on circle of blue enamel....

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Item 1281-1283: Sir Henry Parkes - Badge, Star and Collar: insignia of the Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, (G.C.M.G.), awarded 1888

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SAFE/DR 150
Britain. Service Medals.
Knight Grand Cross of St Michael and St George [G.C.M.G.]. Star of Order. Silver and enamel. Cased, clip broken.
DN/M 1282; Condition Extremely Fine, in case with badge of order; Awarded to Sir Henry Parkes

Knight Grand Cross of St Michael and St George [G.C.M.G.]. Badge complete with broad ribbo...

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Artefact or Fiction: Curriculum highlights, 22 October 2018 to 19 April 2019

Artefact or Fiction: Curriculum highlights, 18 April 2019 to 20 April 2020

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Call Numbers

SAFE/DR 150 , SAFE/DR 151 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 3, Shelf 47

Record Identifier

Y0KDQJV1

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