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    Order of the Star of Romania Grand Officer Set in the Original Case. Made by Joseph Resch and Sons, Bucharest. Comprising: 1.) Neck badge, Type II, with cypher of Carol I, in silver gilt and enamel. Marked "Resch" on the lower edge of the cross. 65 x 69-mm (to the top of the crown). 2.24 ounces. 1 ¾-inch wide red moire silk neck ribbon and ties. 2.) Breast star in silver, gilt and enamels. 90-mm. 2.43 ounces. Joseph Resch maker mark on the reverse. Pin marked "ARG" and hallmarked. The Order of the Star of Romania was first instituted in 1877 and was awarded for exceptional civil and military services to the Romanian state and Romanian people. From the estate of Božidar Puric (1891-1977), a Serbian and Yugoslav politician and diplomat. Between 1928 and 1934 he was chargé d' affaires in the Embassy of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in the United States and its ambassador in France in 1935. During World War II, Puric was the prime minister of the Yugoslav government-in-exile between August 10, 1943 and July 8, 1944.


    Condition: 1.) Excellent. 2.) Excellent. In a very good case.


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