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Scandinavian countries: Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland.

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Danish Red Cross Decoration for Merit 1st Class (Dansk Røde Kors Fortjensttegn I
NEW! Danish Red Cross Decoration for Merit 1st Class (Dansk Røde Kors Fortjensttegn I). Very rare, since only 130 were awarded (since 1963). Fine quality in gilt, enamels intact. Striking design of pelican with young birds in the nest looking up to the red cross. Original ribbon, arranged in typical Danish style. 38.5mm wide, 50mm (bottom to ribbon eyelet). Reference: "DRK, Dekorationer, emblemer, platte og skal', page 12. Item # Scan- 31 (305)
$305.00
Denmark, Red Cross Badge of Merit (Dansk Røde Kors Fortjensttegn)
NEW! Denmark, Red Cross Badge of Merit (Dansk Røde Kors Fortjensttegn). This rare award was founded in 1963 and awarded only 312 times since. Cross of red enamel, white enamelled pelican with red cross in the centre. Very attractive design! Cross measures 40mm in width. Shows age and some wear. Original ribbon has a few stains. Reference: "DRK, Dekorationer, emblemer, platte og skal', page 10. Item # Scan- 32 (225)
$225.00
Norwegian 1940-1945 Red Cross Commemorative medal. (Norges Røde Kors Medaljen)

NEW! Norwegian 1940-1945 Red Cross Commemorative medal. (Norges Røde Kors Medaljen). A rather scarce medal, only awarded on 908 occasions. Very nice original, attributed to: "Dr. Ragnar Børsum" (he was a husband of a notable Norwegian WW2 Resistance member, Lise Børsum). Medal in lightly worn condition, original ribbon. Eye is (originally) attached in a slight off centre orientation. An excellent example of this rare medal and of historical significance. We have not done extensive research on the recipient. There are 2 forms of this medal, one for the prisoners of the WW2 (bearing inscriptions on the reverse) and another one (such this one) with blank reverse (to accomodate recipient's name). Measuring 31.5mm in diameter. Item # Scan-30 (*SOLD*)

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Denmark, 1848-1850 War Medal
NEW! Denmark, 1848-1850 War Medal. Commemorative medal in bronze (or copper) by Alphee Dubois (marked in relief). Shows age and wear, complete with older replacement ribbon (watermarked). 30.4mm in diameter. Item # Scan-29 (72)
$72.00
Norway, 1940 NORDNÆS Nordnaes Batalion silver cross - Ove Bøyum

Norway, 1940 NORDNÆS BATALION silver cross. Very nice quality, tested positive for high content silver (800 +) but unmarked. Details are excellent, heraldic Norwegian lion to the centre. Date engraved in the L/R arms '19' - '40'. Recipient's name engraved on the reverse: 'Ove Bøyum'. Triangle shaped suspension, no ribbon but it was in the National colours (red/white/blue). 37mm wide. Rare to find in WW2 vintage. Item # Scan- 28 *Sold*

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Denmark - Navy Good Conduct and Long Service Medal, type 3 (since 1838). Dan: Hæderstegnet for god tjeneste ved sø-etaten
Denmark - Navy Good Conduct and Long Service Medal, type 3 (since 1838). Dan: Hæderstegnet for god tjeneste ved sø-etaten. Complete with original, fitted case of issue (some wear). Medal in silver, showing minimal wear - 30.2mm dia. Original ribbon with mounting clips (marked: Nicholls). Very nice and complete set. Probably early 1900's. Item # Scan-23  (195)
$ 195.00
Sweden - Royal Order of the Sword Knight (also called Knight 2nd Class)
Sweden - Royal Order of the Sword Knight (also called Knight 2nd Class). Silver and enamels. Missing one center disk. Excellent as a 'display double' if you want to show the other side without the expense of a 2nd perfect example. Original ribbon in lightly worn condition. Some damage to enamels. Reasonable piece. Knight 2nd class was reserved for Foreign Officers and awarded since 1889. This class is perhaps the least awarded amongst all classes of this interesting Order. Example offered here dates prior to 1925. 37mm wide. Item # Scan-21 (198)
$198.00

Norway WWII Participation Medal. Awarded to those who participated or were wounded in battle, and other military and civilian personnel who met certain criteria. Bronze. Original issue by Tostrup (hallmarked to reverse of clasp). Complete with rosette and suspension clasp. Very good condition. Comes with original Tostrup pouch of issue. 33.5mm diameter. Item # Scan-19 *SOLD*

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Denmark, 1902 Red Cross Ladies Department badge
Denmark, 1902 Red Cross Ladies Department badge. Silver gilt, profusely hallmarked on reverse. Hard to find badge. No chipping to enamels. 27mm diameter. Item # Rdc-116 (95)
$95.00
Danish Red Cross 1939-1945 Commemorative Cross

Danish Red Cross 1939-1945 Commemorative Cross. Silver, enamels intact. Original ribbon. Hard to find award. 39mm wide. Item # Scan-18. (198)

$198.00

Sture Ramberg

Unknown service medal in gilded silver. Marked to bottom of reverse with 800/900 silver Assay mark, maker, date code ( I think it is 1950's but I am not certain) and city mark. Ribbon appears to be original. 42.5mm x 26.5mm. Reverse attributed to: Sture Ramberg. Great condition. Item # Scan-1 (40)

$40.00

Thorsten Hengard

2 unknown miniatures. Both awarded to same person as engraved to reverses: 'Thorsten Hengard'. Both in silver (marked). Original ribbons and stick pin for wear. Very good condition. Item # Scan-5 (55)

$55.00

Norway - army belt buckle

Norway - army belt buckle. Gilt bronze. Unknown era. Shows wear. Appears to be complete (except belt). Item # Scan-7 (20)

$20.00

Sweden, Royal Patriotic Society medal, Oscar II era (1872-1905)

Sweden, Royal Patriotic Society medal, Oscar II era (1872-1905) . The Royal Patriotic Society comprised leading figures in government, science and industry. In 1802, King Gustav IV Adolf authorized the Society to award medals to individuals for innovative economic or scientific projects benefitting the nation. Beautifully struck in silver, suspended from Royal crown. Designed by Lea Ahlborn (marked beneath bust). Original ribbon and safety pin-type fastener. Complete with green satin-lined and fitted box of issue. Reverse reveals paper stamp with name of recipient: Gustav Blom. Nicely toned with age. Very good condition. Very nice item. Hard to find. 36mm in diameter. Item # Scan-13. (115)

$115.00

     
Denmark - Order of Elephant - pin
Denmark - Order of Elephant - pin in form of a breast star. Contemporary but still nice. Silvered with lacquers. Pinch pin fastener. 20mm diameter. Item # Scan-27 *SOLD*
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Denmark, Royal Medal of Recompense with crown- Christian X
Denmark, Royal Medal of Recompense with crown- Christian X period. Nice, early example in silver with original ribbon (lightly soiled and with small pull to the top). Medal in very good condition, shows age. Designer/manufacturer inscribed: 'LINDAHL' - 'AUG. THOMSEN'. Excellent medal. Item # Scan-25 *SOLD*
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Saint Olaf Order, Commander's breast star (St Olavs Orden Kommandørstjerne) Tostrup Oslo

 

Saint Olaf Order, Commander's breast star (St Olavs Orden Kommandørstjerne) of the 2nd type (1905-1937). This fabulous cross was finely crafted in silver by the best Norwegian manufacturer 'Tostrup'. Quality is top notch, all original and multi part construction. Manufacturer's plaque visible on the reverse, it reads: 'I. TOSTRUP, GRL OSLO 1832'. This would indicate star being manufactured after 1925 as the city officially reverted to it's older name (from Kristiania back to Oslo). Cross features superb quality 'diamond' cut to arms and ball tips, enamels are flawless, so is the centre motiff of the Norwegian Lion. Gilded Royal ciphers (O's) between the arms. Mounting hardware (hinge/pin/catch) all original and intact. Star is pierced and lightly vaulted and measures 75.8mm x 76mm, centre disc is 26mm in diameter. Spotty light tarnish. Very attractive and hard to find, especially in such condition. Item # Con-Nor-1 *SOLD*

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Sweden, House of Nobility Decoration of the Noble Ladie's Chapter in Vadstena

Sweden, House of Nobility Decoration of the Noble Ladie's Chapter in Vadstena. Very nice an early vintage. 18K gold, enamels with painted enamel details, centres in fine Champlevé style enamelling. Cross measures 39mm x 39mm, weight of 19g. Few typical cracks (centre disc and arms), overall good and better condition. Ribbon is said to be original to the piece. Rare decoration. Item # Con-Swe-1

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Norway - 17 May, 1905 Commemorative medal
Norway - 17 May, 1905 Commemorative medal. This is an important date in Norway's history as it is celebrated as Constitution Day but also known as the Independence Day. In 1905 Norway secured full independence from Sweden. Finally, after nearly 500 years of foreign domination (Denmark/Sweden) Norway was completely independent with their own King - Haakon VII. Medal in aluminium, complete with ribbon (unsure if original). Beautifully designed with various National symbols/mottos. Maker/designer marked in relief to bottom: 'Throndsen'. Ivar Throndsen was a talented medaljer/designer who worked for the Natinoal Mint. In the early years  he worked with famous Order/medal maker Tostrup in Oslo. Medal in slighlty worn condition, 27mm in diameter. We have not seen one like it in the past. Item # Scan-24 *SOLD*
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Norway, Haakon VII WW2 War Medal (Haakon VII Krigsmedalje)
Norway, Haakon VII WW2 War Medal (Haakon VII Krigsmedalje). Established on May 23, 1941 as an award to Nationals or foreigners (military and civilians) who have actively and honorably participated in the War for Norway. Original issues stopped in 1951 (late decree of 1979 extened awards to Naval forces as well).Bronze, original ribbon. Considerably hard to find medal. Excellent condition. 32mm dia. Item # Scan-22 *SOLD*
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Sweden - Order of North Star. Older quality miniature in GOLD. Excellent quality and condition. Arranged on old silk ribbon in form of a bow. Safety pin type fastener. 20mm x 30mm. Multi part construction. Very lovely piece. Item #Scan-20 *SOLD*

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Royal cipher of Christian IX (1863-1906)

Large Danish silver badge. Royal cipher of Christian IX (1863-1906). Could be a helmet or ammo pouch badge. Very well made in thick silver, flat back with 3 loops for fastening. Great quality and good condition. 75mm x 58mm. (75)   Item #Scan-10. *SOLD*

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Denmark, War of 1848-1850 (against Schleswig) commemorative medal

Denmark, War of 1848-1850 (against Schleswig) commemorative medal. In bronze by Alphee Dubois (marked in relief). Great details, light wear and original ribbon. Proper suspension (these are often missing). Nicely toned with age, shows light wear. Overall very good condition. 30.2mm in diameter. Item #Scan-15. (115) *SOLD*

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Sweden, Gustav V Red Cross Merit medal for Volunteers

Sweden, Gustav V Red Cross Merit medal for Volunteers. Silver. Recipient's name engraved: "E. Forslund 1948." Hallmark impressed to rim: "MJV Silver 1948". Inscribed to reverse "For Förtjänst Den Frivilliga Sjukvarden". Original ribbon, safety pin fastener. 31mm dia. Item #Scan-17. *SOLD*

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Sweden, (Grand) Order of the Amaranth

Sweden, (Grand) Order of the Amaranth. This semi-official (probably better classifed as Fraternal) Order was instituted by Queen Christina in 1653. Originally, it comprised a group of Knights and Ladies of the Royal Court who assembled periodically for gala parties. When Christina abdicated, the Order was dissolved. It was revived in 1760 by wealthy youths who organized a ball for members every other year. The Order is still active. Swedish Royalty are hereditary members, and they still attend the balls of the Order. (Note that Swedish Order is not connected to the Masonic organization of same name in North America.) Offered here is a neck badge of the Order in bronze gilt. Vintage unknown, but judging by quality and ribbon appearance, possibly early 1900's. The Cross is 40mm wide, suspended from 57mm wide neck ribbon with ties. Shows light wear and age, ribbon faded but in great condition. Difficult to find in neck decoration (class unknown). Very interesting and handsome in appearance. Item # Scan-11. *SOLD*

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The Royal Order of the Northern Star

The Royal Order of the Northern Star. One of the older European Orders as it was founded in 1748. Commander's cross in silver gilt. Though unmarked (as most were actually marked on case of issue which i dont have) - the fine morkmanship would indicate the firm of Carlman in Stockholm. Majority of gilding intact, all enamels are perfect. Good length of original ribbon included. Original suspension. Large - robust crown and fine details to all. Multi-piece construction. Handsome award. 81.8mm x 56mm. Great condition. Item # Scan-2 *SOLD*

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Red Cross service medal, lady issue (bow ribbon). Silver ( hallmarks to rim) oval medal. Very attractive design to both sides. Original ribbon and case of issue (damage to hinge area). Gilt print to underside of the lid: 'Svenska Röda Korset'. 46mm x 35mm. Medal in great condition. Item # Scan-3 *SOLD*

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Royal Military Order of the Sword. Breast star of the Commander 1st class

Royal Military Order of the Sword. Breast star of the Commander 1st class in silver and enamel. Note that all Swedish miltary orders are very rare since this country did not participate in the Great Wars (WW1/WW2). Order of the Sword is the highest military award in Sweden. Founded originally in 1748 (twice revised). Other then wartime, only awarded to Swedish officers for long and meritorious service. Large (82.5mm x 83mm) silver maltese cross. Gilt center with an upright sword surmounted with 3 Swedish Royal crowns. Light blue enamel intact. Vaulted. 2 piece construction. Pin and catch to reverse. Fully marked to underneath the pin/hinge assembly. Markings of : CFC (C.F.Carlman in Stockholm has been and is a principal Order jeweler in Sweden), city mark, Swedish standard mark (3 crowns), silver mark (S) and date letter (Y9). Shows light wear but no damage. Rare opportunity to own high class Swedish military award. Handsome in appearance. Item # Scan-4 *SOLD*

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Norway, Order of Saint Olaf - silver merit medal

Norway, Order of Saint Olaf - silver merit medal in original case of issue by Spink and Son Ltd. Medal was authorized in 1942 for meritorous services and the oak branch was added as a distinction of reward for personal contribution to the Norwegian cause during the war. Not many were issued. Example here is of finest quality and in immaculate condition. 32mm diameter. Great item and fantastic addition to your European or Scandinavian WW2 collection. Item # Scan-6 *SOLD*

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Norway - King Olaf V service medal

Norway - King Olaf V service medal. These are very rare as few issued. Gilded bronze, crown suspension with wire loop and original ribbon. Very attractive and hard to find item. King's head to obverse, inscription: 'Olav V Norges Konge'. Reverse of Royal cypher. 28.5mm in diameter. Excellent conditon with light age darkening. Original clasp with horizontal pin for fastening. Item # Scan-8 *SOLD*

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Sweden, King Gustav V memorial medal, 1950

Sweden, King Gustav V memorial medal, 1950. Silver by A. Lindberg. Plain reverse. Original ribbon. Great details and condition. Item #Scan-12. *SOLD*

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Denmark, 16 years Army Long Service Cross. Frederik VIII

Denmark, 16 years Army Long Service Cross. Frederik VIII era (1906-1912). Finely crafted in bronze gilt (bright, high quality gilding). Spotty darkening, overall great condition. Original ribbon in very good condition (has small roughed-up area). Rarely seen award. 35mm x 45.8mm. Item #Scan-14. *SOLD*

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