Princely House Order of Schaumburg-Lippe, Officers' Honour Cross

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  • Officers' Honour Cross (in silver gilt) Obverse
  • Officers' Honour Cross (in silver gilt) Reverse
  • Officers' Honour Cross (in silver gilt) Obverse
  • Officers' Honour Cross (in silver gilt) Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    September 18, 1890
  • makers
    Carl Büsch, Hanover

History


The Order was originally founded as a joint House Order by Prince Leopold III of Lippe-Detmold and Prince Adolf Georg I of Schaumburg-Lippe.

In 1890, the joint Order separated into two separate House Orders, resulting in the formal creation of the Princely House Order of Schaumburg-Lippe. This new Order continued to be awarded in recognition of meritorious and faithful civil and military service.

The Order crosses that were awarded for military merit featured crossed swords, either through the centre of the cross or on the surmounting ring.

The Officers Honour Cross was added as a grade to the Order in 1899.

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Versions

  • Price

    $3200 USD

  • Composition

    Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: FÜR TREUE UND VERDIENSTE Rev: AG

  • Size

    51x74mm

  • Maker

    Carl Büsch, Hanover

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  • Price

    $2500 USD

  • Composition

    Silver gilt/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: FÜR TREUE UND VERDIENSTE Rev: AG

  • Size

    53.5x75mm

  • Maker

    Carl Büsch, Hanover

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