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  1. Thanks in advance!
  2. The latter. Thanks, Paul!
  3. Can someone identify this piece, please? Thanks in advance!
  4. Danish Medal Collection

    Thanks to both Lars and Michael for their enlightening comments.
  5. Danish Medal Collection

    Thanks for reminding us of this interesting auction which gave the opportunity to look up the medal below. However, I was unfortunately not able to find it there. It would pobalbly fit in between numbers 97 and 98? Does anyone have an idea of the rarity and value? If this is indeed "possibly the most complete Danish medal Collection" does that mean this one is rare or did I just fail to detect it?
  6. Medals for the successful participants of the Prince Henry Tour 1911 of The Royal Automobile Club of Great Britain and the Imperial Automobile Club of Germany to commemorate the Coronation of King George V, taking place during July 1911. One of the participants was Arthur Conan Doyle.
  7. Albania- Wied era medals

    Three caricatures on the subject which I could acquire recently:
  8. Albania- Wied era medals

    I am afraid when it comes to Albanian documents I have to disappoint you. However, this is what comes closest:
  9. Indeed, Frans van Lennep (Amsterdam, 14 June 1890 - Bentveld, 15 April 1980) was “kamerheer” to both Queen Wilhelmina and Queen Juliana.
  10. A nice large mounted photograph of Maercker and some members of his Freiwilliges Landesjaegerkorps.
  11. Thank you Odulf, I have taken your advice and just ordered it. I do already own his book on Luxembourg. I understand that the author is active on GMIC so maybe he might consider enlightening us?
  12. Thank you, Odulf! The recipient received the award in 1931. The Begeer marks look somehow different to me: http://university.langantiques.com/index.php/Begeer,_C.J._Jewelry_Maker's_Mark Someone suggested it could be the year letter "B" but to me these also have a differrrent appearance.
  13. It is "Frhr (Freiherr=Baron) von Ziegesar". Kurt Freiherr von Ziegesar (1885-1914) died as commander of SMS S 116 after it was sunk by HMS E 9.