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Badge in case

Badge in case
Title
Badge in case
Date 
1850-1930
Medium 
badge: gold, enamel; case: leather, wood, cardboard, textile
Dimensions 
badge: 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 4.5 x 3.5 cm ) case: 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 11.4 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm )
Description 
Order of Albert the Valorous of Saxony, Commander's CrossGold with white enamel cross, laurel wreath surrounding central medallion, with inscription in gold letters on blue ground surrounding gold bust on white ground. Reverse bears a crown on top of a green shield with green and black horizontal stripes and a black diagonal bar.
Object Number 
876
Marks 
stanped: on obverse of badge: "ALBERTUS ANIMOSUS" stamped: on reverse of badge: "1850" typewritten: on label in case: "SAXONY: ORDER OF ALBERT THE VALOROUS,COMMANDER'S CROSS, SECOND CLASS" stamped: in interior of case: 'ROTHE & NEFFE, WEIN/JUWELIERE/K.U.K. KAMMER
Gallery Label 
The Order of Albert the Valorous was established by King Frederick Augustus II in 1850. The military decoration was founded in 1866.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group