An Austrian Order of Elizabeth Grand Cross star (1898-1918) and matching Grand Cross sash badge in tooled red leather case.
The badge has the marks for 1872 - 1922, minor gold items 580/1000 (a dog's head with an A and number 4 beside it, Vienna). Makers mark FB or FR - hard to read, gold suspension ribbon also with similar mark, comes with the original claret and white watered silk ribbon which is in good condition, the star is stamped in two places with A, further with C Z Rothe and a separate stamp WIN. Comes in original gilt tooled leather case with the stamp of ROthe & Neffe of Vienna. All in very good condition.
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Sold for £8,000