House Order of Fidelity, Gold Collar
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This Order was initially founded by Margrave Charles William of Baden-Durlach and it was conferred upon members of foreign royal families, foreign heads of state, and Ducal Prince and Princesses to recognize merit and engender loyalty.
The Order went through many change throughout its lifespan. It originally featured only one class, but was later expanded to include two classes, Grand Cross and Commander, and then altered a second time to discontinue the grades of Collar and Commander.
The reigning Princes of the house are always the Grand Masters of the Order.
The Gold Collar featured a Grand Cross with diamonds and the production price was 2706 marks.
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