Lot 230. Württemberg: Royal Württemberg court inspector, Major z. d. Karl Friedrich von Luz - military order of merit, (1891-1914), knights cross, in case.

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Auction date:07.10.2017   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 230Württemberg: Royal Württemberg court inspector, Major z. d. Karl Friedrich von Luz - military order of merit, (1891-1914), knights cross, in case.
Gold, partly enameled, segmented Medaillons, the protruding notched crown from yellow gold with polished edges, manufactured in pink in rose gold, movably suspended; in the dark blue awarding case, embossed edge, Signet of the Königl. Court jeweler Eduard Foehr in Stuttgart in the inner lining, black Inlay, with the recess for the cross-office crown. SMK12 O18, KB4 2764, OEK21 2963; 53 x 36 mm, 17,4 g. Major of Luz was in the Franco-Prussian war during the battle of Villiers, in the days of 28. November to 4. December, 1870, in the framework of the advance and the siege of Paris. So this battle for both sides was very bloody and the loss of Empire for his bravery was loaned from Luz with the Golden military merit medal. On the occasion of the 25. Anniversary of the battle of Villiers king Wilhelm II spoke of Württemberg 9 ceremonies of the knight's cross of the military order of merit, for those still living carrier of the Golden military merit medal, which had received at the battle of Villiers. A total of 58 rental were made of this model. After his active military service, was appointed from Luz to the court inspector. This Position was also under the aspect of the king Wilhelm II himself in the hunt, in large measure, turned extremely important. After his death, approved by king Wilhelm II. of his widow, not only long-living right in the castle of Ludwigsburg, but you are freed from the obligation to return the military order of merit return. An identical copy is in the collection of the Württemberg state Museum, coin Cabinet. Unique opportunity to acquire a religious decoration with case and certificate, as well as carrier photo.
Condition: I-

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