Lot 229. Württemberg: civil order of merit, knight's cross with certificate for captain Johann Christian v. Romig - breeding house keepers to the criminal gotteszell prison in Schwäbisch Gmünd.

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Auction date:07.10.2017   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 229Württemberg: civil order of merit, knight's cross with certificate for captain Johann Christian v. Romig - breeding house keepers to the criminal gotteszell prison in Schwäbisch Gmünd.
Gold, partly enameled, the enameled medallion in Gold, in part, finely chased, the body with screwed, on the smooth band ring; this original piece of Ribbon; certificate (double sheet, pre-print, folded, issued Stuttgart, the 20.3.1816, OU king Friedrich). SMK11 O4.3; KB4 p. 70f; OEK21 2946; 33 x 32 mm, 17.5 g. During the decoration of the military and civil order of merit, in principle, identical, is the band ring in the case of the civil-merit-order smooth, while it is serrated in the military order of merit. Overall, the time from 1806 to 1817, only 221 of the ceremonies of the knights of the cross were made during the entire Ceremony - in 1816, of which only 4 pieces. By the Resolution of king Frederick of 26. June 1808, were breeding, the orphanages, and insane asylums and re-divided. By the regulation of 11. February, 1810, was converted to the 1803 secularized convent of God cell in front of the gates of the city of Schwäbisch Gmünd in a prison for men. Captain of Romig was appointed as the first breeding house keepers, and for his services on may 20. March 1816 loaned by king Friedrich with the civil order of merit. Today the former Dominican sisters monastery as a women prison-criminal. Unique opportunity to purchase a complete Set consisting of the order's decoration, piece of Ribbon, and certificate.
Condition: I-II

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