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    Grand Cross set (Republic Period) by Frederico da Costa. In original case of issue. In silver & silver-gilt. Second half of the 20th century



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    A Brazilian National Order of the Southern Cross; Grand Cross Set - First Class. Grand Cross Badge, in silver gilt and enamels, 73 mm x 105 mm inclusive of wreath suspension, full sash with moire. Grand Cross Star, in silver gilt and enamels - Cased. Circa 1960's - 70's


  3. Padelman Thank you for the information it is appreciated. I contacted the seller & he said it was not Franco era? Is the price OK? Adrian
  4. Padelman Thank you much appreciated. I had seen these was especially interested in http://www.todocoleccion.net/militaria-medallas/orden-merito-naval-epoca-anterior~x27127448 unfortunately however it was incorrect period. I am looking for FRANCO Era 1966? Adrian
  5. Odulf thank you for the information it is appreciated. Unfortunately the medal group is not mine. I am looking for a similar group to complete one I have to an officer in the South African Navy. This officer had previous service in the Royal Netherlands Naval Reserve in WW2 being captured by the Japanese in Batavia 4th March 1942. Adrian
  6. Requesting members help in sourcing a mounted pair as attached picture? The Cross for Order and Peace does not have to have any date clasps. Adrian
  7. Lambert The recipient's service papers are available from the South African Archives. Contact South African Researcher Dewald Nel dewald@nelantiques.co.za who should be able to retrieve the record for you. Obviously there is a fee. He does my South African Navy research & I would highly recommend him. Adrian
  8. Lambert Thank you for the translation it is appreciated. I have now sourced the medal in silver. What I would like to complete the medal is the Mounting Device & Buckle? in silver as in the attached image. Any ides on a source for these would be appreciated. I intend to mount in a frame the Diploma & Medal together. Adrian
  9. Lambert Thank you. Interesting information. I have attached copies of the Front/Reverse of the Medal Diploma. Adrian
  10. Veteran Thank you for your response. I will contact the French Foreign Office as suggested. I will certainly post any additional information I receive. Adrian
  11. Connected with my research on Admiral FERNANDO EDUARDO PINTO de ORNELAS e VASCONCELOS I am looking to source a Medalha Naval Comemorativa do 5º Centenário da Morte Infante Dom Henrique (prata) Any advice members could suggest on sourcing this medal would be appreciated. Adrian
  12. Would appreciate advice on confirming the award of a GRAND OFFICER NATIONAL ORDER OF MERIT recipient Admiral FERNANDO EDUARDO PINTO de ORNELAS e VASCONCELOS Portuguese Navy. Is there an official government publication that details awards? or an official archive I could contact? Any help or advice would be appreciated. Adrian
  13. Lambert/Padelman - Thank you for responding & information provided it is much appreciated. It is a Grand Cross Order of Naval Merit Set - White conferred 20th January 1966. Adrian
  14. Have now confirmed award from the BOLETIN OFICIAL DEL ESTADO GACETA DE MADRID 21st January 1966. Now need to find an Order of Naval Merit can any members help? Adrian
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