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    Russian Order of the Compassionate Heart. 31mm x 31mm. The cross is composed of four gilt rimmed white enamel hearts around a central gold-rimmed red enamel heart bearing the gold two-headed Russian eagle insignia. The reverse is plain except for the raised outline of a heart with the raised initials "R.V.S.W.W." indicating "Russian Veterans' Society of the World War". The medal is complete with court-mounted moiré silk ribbon. No maker's marks present. Excellent condition. The Order of the Compassionate Heart was originally bestowed upon First World War Russian veterans living in exile in the United States.

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    December, 2013
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