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    Insignia of the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (1st Type), in silver, gilt, gold and enamels, made by Garrard & Co. Ltd., in the original fitted case. Excellent condition. Also included is the original bestowal document naming Ralph Endersby Harwood Commander of Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, with a stamped signature of King George V as Sovereign and a signature of Edward, Prince of Wales as Grand Master, St. James, London, January 1, 1918, four integral partially printed pages written on pages one and two, 8.25" x 12.5".

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2008
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
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