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Austrian Grand Decoration of Honor Presented to Ambassador John P. Humes

Auction:
3034M
Lot:
104
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Sale #3034M - 3034M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Austrian Grand Decoration of Honor Presented to Ambassador John P. Humes, c. 1979, case marked on the outside lid with a gold eagle, marked inside the lid "ANTON REITTERER/ORDENSJUWLIER/WIEN IX/SCHUBERTG. 24," a red and white sash, cross and ribbon, and silver order, case lg. 12 3/8, wd. 5 3/8, ht. 2 1/2 in.

Provenance: Presented to Ambassador Humes by President Kirchschlager of Austria in 1979 for service as ambassador in 1939; then by family descent.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

In like new condition.


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Keywords

John P. Humes, Kirchschlager, Humes, Austria