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BRITISH L.V.O. ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER LIEUTENANT CHIVALRY MEDAL
THE ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER, LIEUTENANT
This rare original British order of Chivalry is from the late 1800's and is in a truly fantastic condition. One of the rarest Chivalry Orders in the British award system with a history dating back to 1896.These extremely scarce L.V.O. ORDERS don't come up for sale too often, especially in this fantastic condition, don't hesitate as you will never get another opportunity to own one of Britain's highest and rarest Orders of Chivalry.
Made from solid extra fine silver, with beautiful stunning rich enamel work, just unbelievable, this British Order looks just like a piece of beautiful Art work, exquisitely hand crafted by experts. Just Stunning!
Silver-gilt and white enamel Maltese cross of multi-part construction with loop and ring for ribbon suspension; the face with an oval central medallion imposed bearing the silver-gilt insignia ‘VRI’ of Queen Victoria on a red enamel ground within a deep blue enamel ring with gilt arabesques above, inscribed ‘VICTORIA’ in gilt letters below, an Imperial crown in silver-gilt and polychrome enamels above; the reverse plain
The Lieutenant of the Order was known as Member 4th Class (and M.V.O. as Member 5th Class) until 1984 when the current nomenclature was adopted. The Order is issued in small numbers and usually retained within families and is thus rarely available on the market.
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