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Spanish Military Academy Officer (Professor) belt buckle (Espagna Academia Militar Profesor - habilla)
NEW! Military Academy Officer (Professor) belt buckle (Espagna Academia Militar Profesor - habilla). Early Franco period, pre 1943 type. Brass, shows wear. Very hard to find in this type. Design showing all branches of service. All hardware present. Item # Sp-85 (55)
$55.00
Spanish (1936) Civil War Victory medal for Nationalists (Sp: Medalla Del Alzamiento Y Victoria
NEW! Spanish (1936) Civil War Victory medal for Nationalists (Sp: Medalla Del Alzamiento Y Victoria). Designer/maker name faintly impressed: J. VICENT - Montagut. Official issue'. 33.5mm dia. Version with full ribbon. Bronze, medal in somewhat worn condition. Item # Sp-83 (72)
$72.00
Spanish Civil War commemorative medal for the Vanguard (frontline)

NEW! Spanish Civil War commemorative medal for the Vanguard (frontline). Official issue circa 1940's-1950's with double 'A.M' and 'INDUSTRIAS EGANA' markings (Egana was the manufacturer). Complete with Original ribbon/buckle. Very good condition. Item # Sp-82 (65)

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Civil War Campaign medal for the Rearguard

NEW! Civil War Campaign medal for the Rearguard (green edges on ribbon). Official issue, probably during 1950's or so. Hard to find with this ribbon. All original, designer's initials 'A.M' indicated. 37mm in diameter. Complete with ribbon buckle/pin. Excellent condition. Item # Sp-81 (68)

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Spain Military Order of Alcantara - Knight's early breast badge

NEW! Military Order of Alcantara - Knight's early breast badge. This very old Order dates back to mid 1100's. In 1499, King Ferdinand II of Aragón persuaded the Pope to assign the administration of the order to him and in the early 16th Century, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Aragón and Castile, annexed the three great military orders of Alcántara, Calatrava, and Santiago to the Spanish crown. Awards have been mostly as honorary Knights to Royalties and Noblemen of Europe. In 'modern' times awards started around 1814 and were ceased in 1873 under Spanish First Republic. Re-established just a year later in 1874 and abolished by the Second Republic on 29 April 1934. Old insignia are extremely rare. Item offered here dates around mid 1800's. Crafted in silver gilt with fabulous style gilloche pattern and enamel. Swivelled suspension with seed pearls (11) - 2 are missing. Decorative ribbon eye. Excellent ribbon buckle, oval with floral scrolls - complete with 2 prongs (this style was commonly used on the Napoleonic War period awards). Very fine silk ribbon shows wear. Few superficial scratches on enamel but no chipping. Overall, a most excellent and scarce badge. Unmarked, most likely of Spanish manufacture. Cross is 43mm wide. Would certainly add 'rarity' aspect to any collection. Item # Sp-80 (435) *SOLD*

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Spanish 1896-1898 Philippine Campaign medal
1896-1898 Philippine Campaign medal. Issued to all who participated. Fairly scarce, ribbon appears to be an older replacement. Medal in very good condition, just light wear. Original. There are copies on the market without designer's name (PONS) or with no gilding to the suspension wreath. Medal is 34mm wide. Item # Sp-79 *SOLD*
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Order of Merit of Spanish Republic 1932, medal of merit reduction
Order of Merit of Spanish Republic 1932, medal of merit reduction (20mm x 14mm). Scarce decoration in any class. Bronze, original ribbon. Very good condition. Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig.384/4. Item # Sp-78 *SOLD*
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1936 Spanish Civil War Campaign Medal
1936 Spanish Civil War Campaign Medal. Issued to all troops who participated on the Nationalist side under Generalissimo Francisco Franco, including foreign nationals, e.g., German Condor Legion and Italian contingent. Complete with original ribbon for the Italian Volunteers along with very nice gilted eagle ribbon device for the Reggia Aeronautica (Royal Italian Air Force). Medal is most likely of Italian manufacture with a flat reverse (not the covex style post War Spanish issues) and very good details. Appears to be in copper with gilding (quite worn) and with black lacquers. 36.5mm in diameter. Ribbon is display mounted. Very nice combination. Item # Ita-360 *SOLD*
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Spain, Order of 'Isabel la Catolica', Silver Cross (Cruz de Plata) in original box of issue by Cejalvo Y Garcia, Madrid.
Order of 'Isabel la Catolica', Silver Cross (Cruz de Plata) in original box of issue by Cejalvo Y Garcia, Madrid. This class was added to the Order's structure in March of 1903. This was to award people of the 'not so noble birth' but in reality not many of this class were awarded - hence considerably scarcer on the market than Knight or Commander class. Original box of issue is fairly hard to find, especially in such good condition. Beautifully embossed to lid with Spanish Royal Arms, collar of the Golden Fleece Order - period of King Alfonso XIII. Cross is nicely crafted in silver with good quality enamelling to centres and the wreath. Original ribbon with buckle fastener.  Cross is 45.5mm wide. Few scuffs to the box corners, nothing serious. Dating bact to period when this class was founded. Excellent set for a discerning collector. Item # Sp-77  *SOLD*
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1874 Medal of Distinction for Defence of Bilbao
1874 Medal of Distinction for Defence of Bilbao. Rare, smaller type with wreath reverse and 2 foxes on obverse (there is another type with donkeys). Wall, tower and water well detailed. Blackened copper, superb striking. Rare medal from the Revolutionary/Carlist War. Original ribbon, shows age. Very good condition. 31mm x 20mm. (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 202). Item # Sp-76 *SOLD*
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Order of Charles III, Officer grade in silver gilt
Order of Charles III, Officer grade in silver gilt. Earlier example by French maker (most likely Kretly of Paris). Well detailed, multi part construction. Original ribbon with wonderful, older double-band style rosette. Few quality repairs (mostly white tips of the cross). French silver (boar head) punch mark to suspension. Excellent piece, circa 1870's or so. 37mm wide. Item # Sp-75 (415)
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Royal Military Order of Saint Hermenegildo 'gold' cross in bronze gilt
Royal Military Order of Saint Hermenegildo 'gold' cross in bronze gilt. Old Monarchy period - most likely Carlist War period (mid 1870's). Cross beautifully detailed, multi part construction. Attractive crown suspension. Older (proper) replacement ribbon. Few minor chips are hard to notice. Overall very good example of this Military decoration. 28mm wide (this is full size). Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig.372/2. Item # Sp-74 (308)
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Spain, Medal of Merit of the Civil Guard

Medal of Merit of the Civil Guard, Cross with White Distinction. Juan era. Original ribbon, good quality (fancy pattern under enamels). All original parts. 3 piece construction. Reverse center disk with crowned GC (Guardia Civil). Enamels in perfect condition. 44mm wide. Item # Sp-56. (50)

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Defence of Puente De Sampayo 1809 centenary medal, 2nd class in silver. Bust of General Morillo

Defence of Puente De Sampayo 1809 centenary medal, 2nd class in silver. Bust of General Morillo to obverse (commander of heroic Spanish forces defending against the French). Light wear, original ribbon and clasp. 30.2mm. Item # Sp-25 *SOLD*

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Spain Medal of Distinction in Africa

Medal of Distinction in Africa. Created in 1912 in one class (bronze) to recognize military and civil service in Spanish Africa. Medal slightly worn complete with original ribbon. 36mm diameter. Item #Sp-51 (55)

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Spain 1916 Morocco campaign medal with Melilla bar. Bronze, soldier's version
1916 Morocco campaign medal with Melilla bar. Bronze, soldier's version. First official issue, excellent details. Well detailed crown (these medals often feature poor crown). Shows some wear. Original ribbon in good condition just some pulls directly above the crown's cross. 28mm wide. Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 236. Item # Sp-73  *SOLD*
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Spanish Medal for Prisoners of War/suffering due to imprisonment/families of the fallen and injured in fight against enemy - 1941 revision.
Medal for Prisoners of War/suffering due to imprisonment/families of the fallen and injured in fight against enemy - 1941 revision. This multi-function medal was originally founded in 1814 and intended for military prisoners of war. There were several revisions of it including some by Gen. Franco in 1937 and 1941. Offered here is such example in bronze gilt, complete with original ribbon-buckle. Such enamelled versions were made for front-line troops (Spanish and German and other axis). 24mm dia. Excellent condition. Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig.351. Item # Sp-72 *SOLD*
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Spain Order of Isabella the Catholic (Isabel la Catolica), Knight's 'gold' cross in silver gilt
Order of Isabella the Catholic (Isabel la Catolica), Knight's 'gold' cross in silver gilt. Old Monarchy period (Alphonso XII/Alphonso XIII). Excellent workmanship, hallmarked for French silver (boar's head) to suspension. Few very minor enamel chips - definitely not detractive. Original ribbon. Order is beautifully detailed. 40.5mm wide. Excellent piece. Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 373/7. Item # Sp-71 *SOLD*

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Military Order of Saint Hermenegildo breast star in silver, silver gilt and enamels. 1875-1900 type with desirable floral designs in the arm
Military Order of Saint Hermenegildo breast star in silver, silver gilt and enamels. 1875-1900 type with desirable floral designs in the arms. Star is unmarked and of excellent quality. Lightly vaulted, multi part construction. 73mm x 73mm. Wonderful example! Item # Sp-70 *SOLD*
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1875 Military Medal of Distinction with Pamplona clasp - Alfonso XII A LOS EJERCITOS EN OPERACIONES 1875 medalla
1875 Military Medal of Distinction with Pamplona clasp. Carlist Wars medal are quite interesting. Darkened bronze, original (long) ribbon in excellent condition. Medal shows light wear. Maker's name beneath bust of king Alfonson XII - 'E. Falot' this was one excellent French medal maker. This kind of signature is scarcer then 'Falot' one, vast majority of these medals come unmarked. 35.4mm in diameter. Item # Sp-69 *SOLD*
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Spanish Order of Naval Merit Breast Star of Grand Cross
Order of Naval Merit Breast Star of Grand Cross. Franco's period - earlier vintage - 1942 type. Silvered bronze star, gilt badge and lion/tower devices. White enamelled cross with blue anchor (some light repairs to bottom part). Lightly vaulted. Original hinge/pin/side catches. 63mm in diameter. Nice example. Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 376/11 (with no pension stripes). Item # Sp-67 *SOLD*
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Spanish Peninsular War Saragossa 1808 centenary medal

Peninsular War Saragossa 1808 centenary medal. Rare - 20mm size. Proper ribbon (combattant version). Great details, high relief. Well marked by C.Palao. Appears to be silver. Item # Sp-29 *SOLD*

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1860 African Campaigns Medal (Cruz De Distincion De La Campaña De Africa)
1860 African Campaigns Medal (Cruz De Distincion De La Campaña De Africa). Award established in 1860. Obverse featuring bust of Isabel II, inscription: 'Campaña De Africa 1860'. Reverse listing following engagements: ‘SERRALLO, SIERRA-BULLONES, TORRE-MARTIN, LOS CASTILLEJOS MONTENEGRON Y ASMIR, CABO NEGRO, KELELI, TETUAN, LARACHE Y ARCILA, SAMSA, UAD-RAS’. Presented here is somewhat scarce type with designer's name beneath Queen's bust: 'Stern A Paris'. There were few makers/types of this award (most commonly seen unmarked; Falot; Stern F). Small crown variety (crown of better than usual quality). Suspension lightly bent. Ribbon appears to be original (regulation width). Medal shows wear and age, fair or better condition. Silvered bronze. Nice example for a discerning collector. 39mm wide. Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 186. Item # Sp-66 *SOLD*
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Order of Knights Hospitaller of Saint John the Baptist

Order of Knights Hospitaller of Saint John the Baptist (CABALLEROS HOSPITALARIOS DE SAN J.B). Order created in 1875. Statutes of the Order were approved by King Alphonso XII a year later (1876). This once active Order declined in membership after the Sovereign Military Order of Malta was re-established in Spain during early years of 20th Century. By 1950 only one chapter remained in Cadiz. Presented here is the neck badge of the Order, most likely 2nd type. Dating is difficult but most likely first decade of 1900's. Complete with a proper cord. Bronze gilt, nice enamels. Cross lightly vaulted. Maker marked to the eye but not clear enough to read. 46mm wide. Shows age and wear, reverse is not enamelled (uniface) and tarnished. Interesting and somewhat obscure piece. Item # Sp-61 *SOLD*

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1809 Defense of Gerona centenary medal. 1st class in silver gilt

1809 Defense of Gerona centenary medal. 1st class in silver gilt. Great details to all. Original ribbon and clasp. Some wear to gilding (faint to crown). Suspension crown greatly detailed, cut-out design. Very attractive medal. Hard to find in such condition. 41.5mm x 34mm. (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 250) Item # Sp-31 *SOLD*

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1909-27 Peace in Morocco Commemorative Medal. Spanish inscription

1909-27 Peace in Morocco Commemorative Medal. Spanish inscription type. Silvered bronze. Good details. Spotty darkening. Original ribbon. 32.5mm wide. Item #Sp-48 *SOLD*

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Spain 1925 Royal Jubilee medal

1925 Royal Jubilee medal. Bronze, original ribbon and clasp. 55mm x 37mm. Very good condition. Item # Sp-21 *SOLD*

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Spain La Orden de la Caridad fue creada por S.M. Don Carlos VII en 1874 en honor a su esposa la Reina Doña Margarita de Borbón-Parma, conocida como el "Angel de la Caridad" por la enorme abnegación, sacrificio y virtudes que distinguieron y adornaron a tan excelente dama durante toda su vida, especialmente durante el tiempo de guerra.
1936 Civil War Victory medal for Nationalists (Sp: Medalla Del Alzamiento Y Victoria). Designer/maker name impressed: J. VICENT - Montagut. First official issue, indicated by impressed letter 'A'. 33.5mm dia. Proper ribbon clasp, ribbon shows fatique. Bronze, medal in very good condition. Item # Sp-68 *SOLD*
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Officer's 'Ifni Sahara' decoration
Rare Officer's 'Ifni Sahara' decoration. All original, crown suspension - ribbon and mounting clasp. Multi piece construction. Fantastic enamels and very attractive design. All enamels intact. 32mm x 52mm. Great condition. Bit of history behind this medal. Ifni was ceded by Morocco to Spain in 1860, but Spanish administration was nominal until 1934; from then until 1958 its capital, Sidi Ifni, was the residence of the governor-general of Spanish Sahara (now Western Sahara). Border clashes between Spanish and Moroccan troops occurred in 1957 and all was over in 1958. Not many issued to officers. Item #Sp-62 *SOLD*
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Spain 1930's Republican Railway Troops badge
1930's Republican Railway Troops badge. White metal with gilt/red paint insignia overlay. Horizontal pin for fastening. Good condition. 55mm x 31mm. Item # Sp-59  *SOLD*
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Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington's Peninsular War Restitution commemorative medal
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington's Peninsular War Restitution commemorative medal. Type 'A'.
Historica Medalla De Liberacion De España Y Portugal Nombrando Las Batallas De Wellington Contra Napoleon .
Well struck in bronze. Wellington's bust on obverse, inscribed: 'Hispaniam Et Lusitaniam Restituit Wellington'. Reverse inscribed around the rim: 'Vimiera Aug.21 1808, Talavera July 28 1809, Almeida May 5 1811'. Center inscriptions: 'Ciudad Rodrigo Jan 19 1812, Badajoz April 2 1812, Salamanca July 22 1812, &c. &c. &c'. Original medal (copies do exist), slanted ribbing to rim. Showing age darkening and virtually no damage. Great example. These were struck in England and distributed amongst members of Wellington's army. 27mm in diameter. Reference: Calvo Pasqual fig. 400. Item #Mds-2. *SOLD*
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Spain Red Cross Merit Order 1st class. Royal period
Red Cross Merit Order 1st class. Royal period, most likely 2nd type (after 1894). Most beautiful example, multi part construction of French make. Hallmark of A. Chobillion (and 950 silver), most likely of WW1 or Spanish American War vintage. Erronous inscription: 'IN HOC SIGNO VINCES' (should be 'In hoc signo Salus') making this a one-of-a-kind and unique piece. Must for serious collector. Quality is considerably better then Spanish-made pieces we've handled to date. Original ribbon. 39mm wide, 65mm high (to tip of crown). Few dark spots to green enamels, otherwise in great condition. Item # Sp-55  *SOLD*
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Spanish Civil War Nationalist Air Force officer's belt buckle

Civil War Nationalist Air Force officer's belt buckle. According to my sources this is one of the earlier patterns with blank center. Apparently there were at least half a dozen different ones being used. Complete with catch and attachment loop. Gilt bronze. Shows wear and age, typicall scratches. Hard to find. I am selling off rest of my Spanish buckles collection. See another one below. 75mm x 57mm. Heavy quality die-struck. Hard to find buckle. Curved. Item # Sp-8. *SOLD*

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Spanish Civil War Campaign Medal

Spanish Civil War Campaign Medal. Issued to all troops who participated on the Nationalist side under Generalissimo Francisco Franco, including foreign nationals, e.g., German Condor Legion. Die-struck alloy with black and gilt washes. Circa 1950's production, shows better detail than later issues. Green-bordered ribbon indicates rear guard troops. No initials indicated. Original clasp with pin. Shows light wear. 37mm diameter. Item #Sp-43 *SOLD*

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Military Order of Calatrava - breast badge.
Military Order of Calatrava - breast badge. Order was founded in 1158 by Don Diego Velázquez, a Cistercian monk. After Charles V (Holy Roman Emperor) annexed the 3 Great Orders (Calatrava, Alcantara and Santiago) - same fate as outlined in description below met this Order. Silver gilt, excellent condition to all. 31mm in diameter. Item # Sp-65 *SOLD*
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Military Order of Alcantara - breast badge.
Order of Alcantara - breast badge.. Item offered here dates from early 1900's. Silver gilt, unmarked. Good enamels (one small lightly restored area - not detractive). Original ribbon. 31mm dia. Lightly Vaulted. Item # Sp-64 *SOLD*
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Order of Charles III, breast star of Grand Officer (Commander with Star)

Order of Charles III, breast star of Grand Officer (Commander with Star). Silver/gilt - enamels. Superb quality manufacture (most likely Spanish) dating from 1890's. Pierced design (cross-patterned holes). Diamond-cut pattern along with hand chased double borders creating very appealing looks. The top arm's blue enamels appear to have been replaced - jeweler quality hard enamel though. Not detractive and hardly noticeable. Multi part construction. Highly vaulted. Original pin and side catches. Most impressive breast star, can only be fully appreciated in one's hand. 79mm x 74mm. Item # Sp-63 *SOLD*

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Unknown medal of Merit. Well designed, featuring rampant Lion, mural crown, medallions of various Spanish Orders within laurel wreath. Reverse inscribed: 'Premio Al Merito' (award for merit). Silver, hallmarked '750' to rim. Ribbon appears original so does clasp/pin. Unknown vintage, perhaps late 1880's. 31mm in diameter. Some damage to suspension ball, otherwise very good. Item # Sp-60  *SOLD*
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Order of Saint James of the Sword (Santiago)

Order of Saint James of the Sword (Santiago). This was one of the older Orders of Knighthood in Iberian Peninsula - originally established around 1170. Knight class badge (3rd class) in bronze gilt and enamels. Usually found in embroidered or oval form. All classes made in metal are rare. Most likely early 1900's vintage. Original ribbon with very ornate ribbon clasp (also bronze gilt). Complete with enamelled miniature or lapel pin of the Order. Enamels in perfect condition. Light wear to gilding, no damage. Cross lightly vaulted. 24.5mm x 37mm, pin measures 19mm x 11mm. True rarity on the market. Item # Sp-1 *SOLD*

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Queen's (Maria Victoria) gratitude award. Relatively unknown medal. It is not official therefore rarely mentioned in reference work. Silver, stylised initials to center in blue enamels. No ribbon. 41.5mm wide. Circa 1880's. Item # Sp-58 *SOLD*

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The Military Order of Our Lady of Montesa
The Military Order of Our Lady of Montesa. Originally founded by James II, King of Aragon (1291-1327) and approved by Pope John XXII in 1317. The Order was named in honour of Our Lady of Montesa and St. Peter, also to replace the Order of the Templar Knights which was suppressed by Clement V in 1312. Original goals of the Order were to defend Spain from Moors and membership was strictly limited to Catholic nobility. Since, it has undergone many changes. According to Mr. Guy Stair Sainty, in 1931 there were some fifty Knights present. Currently, there are 23 professed Knights and 19 Novice Knights in Spain.
Presented here is a breast badge of a Knight. Complete with original ribbon. Seems to be in silver but unmarked. Great quality enamels on the cross. Arms suspension intact. 32mm x 50mm. Item #Sp-57. *SOLD*
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1812 Spanish Constitution in Cadiz centenary medal

1812 Spanish Constitution in Cadiz centenary medal. This important event followed the defence of Cadiz in 1810-11 by the Interallied forces. Cadiz was one of the very few places that did not fall to the Grand Army of Napoleon. Rare type with no inscription to reverse. Amazing quality striking by the Royal mint (well hallmarked - which is rare for this medal). General Alburquerque to obverse. Great design. Original ribbon and clasp. Very good condition to all. This one is a must for a Spanish medals collector. (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 252). Item # Sp-30 *SOLD*

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Spain African Campaigns 1860 medal
African Campaigns 1860 medal. Typical quality, well detailed. Showing wear but no excessive damage. Appears to be silvered (heavily) bronze. Original ribbon with few dark spots. 39mm wide. item # Sp-3 *SOLD*
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Duke Wellington's Peninsular War Restitution commemorative medal. Type 'B'

Duke Wellington's Peninsular War Restitution commemorative medal. Type 'B'.

Historica Medalla De Liberacion De España Y Portugal Nombrando Las Batallas De Wellington Contra Napoleon .

Well struck in bronze. Wellington's bust on obverse, inscribed: 'Hispaniam Et Lusitaniam Restituit Wellington'. Reverse inscribed around the rim: 'Vimiera Aug.21 1808, Talavera July 28 1809, Almeida May 5 1811'. Center inscriptions: 'Ciudad Rodrigo Jan 19 1812, Badajoz April 2 1812, Salamanca July 22 1812, Madrid Aug 12 1812. Original medal (copies do exist), slanted ribbing to rim. Showing age darkening and very little damage. Best example we have ever seen. These were struck in England and distributed amongst members of Wellington's army. 27mm in diameter. Reference: Calvo Pasqual fig. 400. Item # Sp-4  *SOLD*

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Military Order of Saint Hermenegildo, Knight 2nd Class

Military Order of Saint Hermenegildo, Knight 2nd Class. Early type. 4-armed white enamelled cross with disk to center depicting mounted knight in gilt with blue enamel to fill. Wording around: 'Premio A la Constancia Militar' in white enamel. Reverse has disk in gilt with King Ferdinand VII cypher. Suspender in form of Kings crown in gilt connected to fancy ring. Ribbon is faded, silk with edge stripes woven in. Very good condition, majority of gilding intact. Enamel not damaged, just some light wear spots. 38mm width, 53mm from bottom to tip of crown suspender. Item Sp-5. *SOLD*

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Spanish Kingdom Cuban campaign 1873 medal

Spanish Kingdom. Very rare Cuban campaign 1873 medal. Heavily silver plated on bronze (95% remains). Original ribbon is soiled and lightly tattered to back. This medal is of outmost detail and workmanship typical to all early Spanish medals and decorations. 3D like swivelled crown for suspension. Diamond shape center medallion surrounded by open work wreath with scrolls. Obverse of Queen with Spanish national symbolism and shield. Ship to the horizon. Inscription beneath: 'Campana de Cuba'. Reverse inscribed: 'Espana al valiente ejercito que pelea en defensa de la patria 1873'. 46mm x 30mm (including crown). Few touch marks and light scratches. No damage. I'd rate it as very good or better condition. Item # Sp-6. *SOLD*

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Kingdom, Order of Charles III. Commander's (commander 2nd class) neck badge

Kingdom, Order of Charles III. Commander's (commander 2nd class) neck badge on 10' length of original ribbon. Gilt cross/frame with real gold center. Fantastic details to center disks. Typical late XIXc. quality work. Some cracking to white enamels but no chipping whatsoever. Hand chassed center and inner/outer edge trims. Multi part construction, St. Mary to obverse center is exquisitly textured and applied to base of rays and stars. Bourbon fleur-de-lis between arms (this French Dynasty inherited Spanish throne after extinction of Hapsburg Royal line in Spain in 1700). Order of Charles III, aside from the famous 3 Chivalric Orders (Santiago, Alcantara and Calatrava) only second to the great Order of Golden Fleece. Many times resolved and reinstituted, yet little changed in appearance. Great display piece. 55mm x 86mm (to top of wreath susupension). Item # Sp-7 *SOLD*

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Spain 1936 Civil War Victory medal

1936 Civil War Victory medal. All original. Designer/maker impressed (looks like J. VICENI). 33.5mm dia. Proper ribbon clasp. Bronze. Very good condition. Item # Sp-9 *SOLD*

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Military Order of Saint Hermenegildo. Knight's cross, Franco era

Military Order of Saint Hermenegildo. Knight's cross, Franco era. Very good condition, original ribbon and clasp. Multi - piece construction and detailed open work crown suspender. Enamels intact. Bronze gilt. Item # Sp-10. *SOLD*

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Order of Alfonso X, the Wise. Commander's neck badge

Order of Alfonso X, the Wise. Commander's neck badge (being the 2nd class of the order, lesser grade) in original, large case of issue by "Villanuova y Laiseca, Joyeros Madrid' (this was the original/early maker of all classes of this Order). WW2 era. Comes with complete neck ribbon (with end ties). Burgundy leatherette covered case with gold trim. Badge is of highest quality with super rich enamels and hand-chiseled trim. Multi part construction, heavy/thick cross. Greatly detailed center disk with blue, black, red and white enamels to the King and background. White enamel with Gothic script center band (in translation: Alfonso X, the Wise, King of Castile and Leon). Reverse of red and yellow enamels eagle clawing blue enamel globe. Silver gilt. All enamels intact. Extremely attractive piece. Small fault to top of the case and the bottom(looks like old sticker mark). 55.5mm x 59.5mm. Geat condition and highly decortive Order. Item # Sp-11 *SOLD*

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Kingdom, Royal Military Order of Saint Ferdinand

Kingdom, Royal Military Order of Saint Ferdinand. Early type in GOLD. Great enamels (just some flaking to green wreath). Multi piece construction. Very nice example, most likely from 1860-1880's. Splendid details to all. Long ribbon. 45mm x 37mm. Good example of early Spanish workmanship. Pieces in gold are getting very difficult to find. The Saint Ferdinand Order was founded in 1815 and awarded strictly for military valor/merit to officers and enlisted men of the army and navy. Item exactly as pictured in Klenau's book (Europäische Orden ab 1700) # 7908. Item # Sp-14 *SOLD*

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1916 Morocco campaign medal. Officer's type in silver

1916 Morocco campaign medal. Officer's type in silver. Faint mint mark. Original ribbon/pin clasp. Shows age and light wear. 52mm x 28.5mm. Good details. Item # Sp-15 *SOLD*

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1902 Alphonso XIII distinction medal

1902 Alphonso XIII distinction medal. Silver (2nd class) by: P y S (marked to both sides). 3 silver gilt bars engraved: Zoco el Tenain, Mayo-1912, 1912. Original ribbon and pin clasp. 30mm in diameter. Shows age and wear. Very hard to find with clasps. (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 231) Item # Sp-16 *SOLD*

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1896-97 Medal of distinction for Luzon campaign

1896-97 Medal of distinction for Luzon campaign. Bronze, gilt ribbon eye ball suspension. Fine striking with deep relief. Shows age darkening. Very good condition. Original ribbon. Given to Spanish and Philippine volunteers who participated in the Philippine campaigns of 1896-98. 34mm. Hard to find medal. (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 221). Item # Sp-17 *SOLD*

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1874 Medal of distinction for defence of Bilbao

1874 Medal of distinction for defence of Bilbao. Proper issue type with blank reverse and 2 foxes (there is another type with donkeys). Bronze, great striking. Rare medal from the Revolutionary War. Original ribbon. Very good condition, darkened with age. 47mm x 33.5mm. (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 202). Item # Sp-18 *SOLD*

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1873 Medal of distinction for the Volunteers of Cuban Campaign

1873 Medal of distinction for the Volunteers of Cuban Campaign. Earliest type with great details and small statue of the Queen. Hallmarked silver, French made (boar's head recense punch mark). Great piece, of finest quality. Replacement ribbon. 47mm x 31.5mm. Hard to find. (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 199). Item # Sp-19 *SOLD*

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Catalonian Volunteers in Cuban Campaign 1869-92 medal

Catalonian Volunteers in Cuban Campaign 1869-92 medal. 2nd type. Very rare medal in either type. Finely struck in bronze by D. Bernardo Castells, Barcelona. Marked in relief to reverse: castells. Gilt royal crown suspension. Thick medal, some edge bumps but nothing serious. 38mm in diameter. Exciting piece! Replacement ribbon. (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 194). Item # Sp-20 *SOLD*

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1896 Cuban War commemorative medal for members of the Asturian battalion

1896 Cuban War commemorative medal for members of the Asturian battalion. Asturia is a small region in the northern part of the Iberian peninsula. Scarce medal, only issued to the volunteers from this unit. Good quality striking. Bronze gilt. Ribbon appears to be of age but unknown if correct; my reference books do not list the ribbon. Very interesting piece. 34mm x 23mm. (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 228). Item # Sp-22 *SOLD*

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Kingdom, commemorative medal: "Real Congregacion Militar of Maria Inmaculada"

Kingdom, commemorative medal: "Real Congregacion Militar of Maria Inmaculada". As issued to members of 10th Infantry Regiment. Silvered bronze, good details. Aged ribbon. 52mm x 29mm. Item # Sp-23 *SOLD*

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Defence of Puente De Sampayo 1809 centenary medal in bronze

Defence of Puente De Sampayo 1809 centenary medal in bronze (3rd class). Bust of General Morillo to obverse (commander of heroic Spanish forces defending against the French). Original ribbon lightly soiled with few pulls to bottom. Unusually high relief striking. Bulbous crown (early type). 29.5mm. Original clasp. (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 251). Hard to find. Item # Sp-24 *SOLD*

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Commemorative medal for 2nd centenary of the assault of Brihuega and the battle of Villaviciosa 1710

Commemorative medal for 2nd centenary of the assault of Brihuega and the battle of Villaviciosa 1710. This was an important battle during the Wars of Spanish succession. 1st class of the medal (gilt). Very good details. Original, embroidered silk ribbon with clasp. 31mm in diameter. Rarely offered medal. Great condition. (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 254). Item # Sp-26 *SOLD*

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Battle of Astorga 1810 centenary medal 1st class

Battle of Astorga 1810 centenary medal 1st class. Bronze gilt, great details. Original ribbon. 49.5mm x 34.4mm. Very attractive piece. (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 253). Item # Sp-27 *SOLD*

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Peninsular War Saragossa 1808 centenary medal 2nd class

Peninsular War Saragossa 1808 centenary medal 2nd class in silver. Good detailed striking, by C.Palao (marked to bottom). Original ribbon with clasp. 30mm. Very good condition. (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 247). Item # Sp-28 *SOLD*

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1809 Defense of Gerona centenary medal 2nd class in silver with gilt crown suspension. Very good quality. Original ribbon faded to obverse. Complete with clasp. Intriguing medal. Item # Sp-32 *SOLD*

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Spain Order of Military Merit, 2nd class breast star 1942 type

Order of Military Merit, 2nd class breast star 1942 type (Franco era). Silvered bronze, enamelled centere, gilt parts. Multi-piece construction. Lightly vaulted. Backplate, side catches and rivets on reverse. Thin pin fastener, catch missing. Attractive award, good workmanship. Hand-etched borders of the cross and center medallion. Enamels intact. 61mm in diameter. Shows light wear. Item # Sp-33 *SOLD*

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Cross of Distinction for Merit of Maria Isabel Luisa I

Cross of Distinction for Merit of Maria Isabel Luisa II. This strictly military award was founded in 1833. Issued to officers in enamels and gilt, soldiers version was in silver (or silvered bronze). Number of awards were extended to British troops for the Peninsular War against the Great Army of the Napoleon. Rarely encountered in commerce. Presented here is the silver, soldier award. 4-armed cross, center with Royal cypher (MIL). Superbly detailed crown suspension. Proper ribbon (old silk replacement). These came mostly in small sizes, the regulation did not established particular dimensions. 25mm x 43.5mm. Shows age, no damage. Very exciting piece! Reverse plain (proper for soldiers' type). (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 350) Item # Sp-34 *SOLD*

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Same award as above, Officers' version in gilt and enamels. Outstanding quality, circa 1850's. Original ribbon, usual small size cross. Very pretty award, rarely offered for sale. 31mm x 18.5mm. Great condition, no damage to enamels (few light cracks but no chips). Multi-part construction. Don't miss this one! (Ref. Calvo Pasqual fig. 350). Item # Sp-35 *SOLD*

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Order of Saint Ferdinand, old type - circa 1850's

Order of Saint Ferdinand, old type - circa 1850's. Knight class in bronze gilt. All original (suspension ring and ribbon). Old repairs to tips of the cross, very well done. Center disk intact. Small sized - this was common practise as full size was not practical in wear. Great looking piece. 35mm x 27mm. Multi-piece construction. Item # Sp-36 *SOLD*

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Kingdom, Order of Military Merit - Knight. 1875-1931 type. Judging by the workmanship, probably around 1910 vintage. Original ribbon frayed and fragile around the eyelet - still long enough for display arrangement. Looks to be bronze gilt. Impressive crown, well detailed. 41.5mm wide. Enamels intact, gilding still nice. Item # Sp-37 *SOLD*

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Order of Saint Ferdinand (1811-1931)

Order of Saint Ferdinand (1811-1931). Awarded for War merit. Knight cross reduction in bronze gilt. 3 part construction, proper replacement ribbon. Considerably good quality. Great condition, some wear to ball-tips gilding. 28mm x 32.5mm. Most likely Spanish-American War vintage. Item # Sp-38 *SOLD*

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Kingdom, Naval Merit Order - Knight (1st class) gold cross

Kingdom, Naval Merit Order - Knight (1st class) gold cross. Peacetime award (white enamel). Rare, 1864-1875 type crown suspension. Bronze gilt. Proper replacement ribbon. Spider-cracking to white enamels but no chipping. Well detailed crown and anchor. Very reasonable item. Hard to find in this type. 22.5mm x 52mm (to top of the crown). Item # Sp-39 *SOLD*

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Medal of Distinction of Alfonso XIII. Silver. Rare type, indicated by font, details of profile design, oval suspension ball, lack of designer's name, and slightly larger size than the more common type. Original ribbon. Hard to find piece. 31mm diameter. Item #Sp-40 *SOLD*

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Medal of Distinction of Alfonso XIII. Silver. Common type. Medal in great condition. Original ribbon, lightly worn. 30.5mm diameter. Item #Sp-41 *SOLD*

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Spanish Civil War Campaign Medal. Issued to all troops who participated on the Nationalist side under Generalissimo Francisco Franco, including foreign nationals, e.g., German Condor Legion. Die-struck alloy with black and gilt washes. Typical c. 1960's production (issued until 1970's). Black-bordered ribbon indicates front line troops. Initials "A.M." to bottom of obverse. Original clasp with pin. Very good condition. 37mm diameter. Item #Sp-42 *SOLD*

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Spanish Civil War Campaign Medal. Issued to all troops who participated on the Nationalist side under Generalissimo Francisco Franco, including foreign nationals, e.g., German Condor Legion. Die-struck alloy with black and gilt washes. A very early issue with superior design details and higher relief than more common pieces. All text is easily read; additional design component (parachute-like accent) at 12:00 o'clock on both sides. Flat, crisp reverse striking contrasts greatly with post-WWII concave reverses. Black-bordered ribbon indicates front line troops. Original ribbon and clasp. Shows age and light wear. Suspension eye suggests long use. Handsome and unusual piece. A great addition for a Spanish Civil War or Condor Legion collector. 36.8mm diameter. Item #Sp-44 *SOLD*

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Order of Isabel la Catolica. 1938-type Commander's badge

Order of Isabel la Catolica. 1938-type Commander's badge in silver gilt. French or Spanish manufacturer, multi-part construction. Good quality workmanship. Perfect enamels. Original ribbon. Shows spotty tarnish, no damage. A very attractive piece. 57mm wide, 100mm overall height. Item #Sp-45 *SOLD*

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Medal of Distinction in Africa. Created in 1912 in one class (bronze) to recognize military and civil service in Spanish Africa. All original, both medal and ribbon in great condition. 36mm diameter. Item #Sp-46 *SOLD*

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1875 Alfonso XII Medal of Distinction

1875 Alfonso XII Medal of Distinction. Issued for participation in military actions during the Carlist war. Complete with two campaign bars: Oria and Elgueta. Medal in poor condition, with considerable darkening and wear. Suspension eye was replaced at some point. Still a reasonable piece. Difficult to find with campaign bars. Item #Sp-47 *SOLD*

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1909-27 Peace in Morocco Commemorative Medal

1909-27 Peace in Morocco Commemorative Medal. Spanish inscription type. Silvered bronze. Very good details. Complete with original clasp and ribbon, as well as large version Star of David device. 32.8mm wide. Item #Sp-49 *SOLD*

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1909-27 Peace in Morocco Commemorative Medal. Spanish inscription type. Silvered bronze. Unusually fine details. Original clasp and ribbon, with small Star of David device. 32.5mm wide. Item #Sp-50 *SOLD*

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Medal of Distinction in Africa. Created in 1912 in one class (bronze) to recognize military and civil service in Spanish Africa. October type. Differs from usual type in several ways, chief among them the inclusion of a more detailed map of northeastern Africa and several place names in the design on the reverse. Greater detail throughout, altered image of King Alfonso XIII on obverse, uncrowned figure on reverse. Medal shows slight wear, but overall in great condition. Complete with original ribbon. 35.5mm diameter. Item #Sp-52 *SOLD*

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Military Order of Saint Hermenegildo. Knight's cross, 1875-1900 type

Military Order of Saint Hermenegildo. Knight's cross, 1875-1900 type. Bronze gilt. Enamels intact except for a tiny chip on ribband at 12 o'clock. Multi-piece construction with rare cut-out knight centre variation. Detailed open work crown suspension. Very good condition. Original ribbon, lightly soiled. The 1875-1900 type of this Order rarely comes on the market. 54 x 35 mm. Item # Sp-53. *SOLD*

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1873 Medal of Distinction for the Volunteers of Cuban Campaign. Rare, large type of Spanish manufacture. It is considerably larger than the French-made pieces. 36.2mm wide and 57mm to top of crown towers (not measuring eye). Lightly swivelling diamond shaped center piece (this is proper). Higher relief than found on French made ones. Remarkable quality and attention to details. No ribbon. Item # Sp-54. *SOLD*

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