Lot 92. Württemberg: the Academic order of the High Karl school

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Auction date:25.03.2017   11:00
Lot 92Württemberg: the Academic order of the High Karl school
Württemberg: the Academic order of the High Karl school.
Gold, multiple parts, partially enamelled, medallion, consisting of the outer Mature, this with the inscription "ECOLE MILITAIRE" on a white background, in the center is the cipher of Duke Karl Eugen's (the two against each other and winding C) under Duke's hat on a blue background, the body of a frame created of an eight-pointed Maltese cross shows, the in-between spaces with the Golden rays of the bundle, the arm surfaces to obverse with red enamelled tiles occupied, due to wear, partly chipped and rear, with Golden domed tile countered, in each case, of a four-leaf mother hold together, the medallion is attached as well, a rear nut is missing, a Golden Ring with two curved lines.
SMK5 p. 435f 40 x 37 mm, 12,0 g.

In 1772, Duke Karl Eugen founded the Academic medals for those students who won four prizes in science subjects at the same time. With the award of the order have the honorary title of "Chevalier came up with" for the Mortgaged. Two years after the Foundation of the order for Eleven (rung not of noble descent) was accessible. With the exit from the school, the decoration of the surrender was taxable.
Overall, the medal has been awarded 41 times - by the return to practice, much less decorations, however, have been surely manufactured. The sole supplier of the Hofgoldarbeiter was a pretty man. In addition to the offered order of the cross, only one other piece is known, which is located in the archive of the Württemberg state Museum with the inventory number "KuK 832". To acquire certainly the only way the order for a private collection. Documents - also in comparison with the piece from the national Museum -.
Condition: II

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