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Belgium: Order of Leopold (Ordre de Léopold / Orde van Leopold). Military Division. 5th Class 'Officer' with uni-lingual 'French' language obverse

The quality of the insignia is exquisite and of the highest quality of craftsmanship

It is of the 'French' language obverse type as awarded during both 'World Wars'. This most likely being dated to the era of the Great War

In the Belgian 'Order of Precedence' the Order of Leopold I is the 1st ranked national order in the Belgian order of precedence

Condition: Toned EF

Code: 18319Price: 115.00 GBP


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Belgium: Order of Leopold (Ordre de Léopold / Orde van Leopold). Military Division with 'Swords' suspension. 5th Class 'Officer' with uni-lingual 'French' language obverse, and crossed 'Swords' emblem on riband

The obverse of the insignia has the 'French' language obverse type as awarded during both 'World Wars', and through to and including 1951

The Royal Decree of 14 February 1939, instituted the award of 'Crossed Swords' emblems, for retrospective award to qualifying veterans. The 'Swords' indicate that the recipient had accumulated a specified number of 'War Titles' during his military service, this being a combination of; Periods of front line service; citations for gallantry; orders & decorations held; evet promotions; escapes, etc. 6 'War Titles' were required for the award of the 'Crossed Swords' emblem in silver

In the Belgian 'Order of Precedence' the Order of Leopold I is the 1st ranked national order

Condition: Toned GVF

Code: 19134Price: 75.00 GBP


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Belgium: Order of Leopold (Ordre de Léopold / Orde van Leopold). Military Division with 'Swords' suspension. 5th Class 'Officer' with uni-lingual 'French' language obverse, and Silver 'L' Palm emblem on riband

The obverse of the insignia has the 'French' language obverse type as awarded during both 'World Wars' & Korean War through to and including 1951

This insignia is a Second World War / Korean war era issue as reflected by the silver 'L' cypher palm legend, denoting a wartime award during the reign of King Leopold III (1934-1951)

The Royal Decree of 15 Novembre 1915, first instituted the award of 'Silver Palms' emblems, for wear on the riband of the 5th class Order of Leopold by qualifying recipients. The 'Palm' indicates that the award is for military service during wartime. For 4th class 'Officer' insignia a gilt palm was awarded

In the Belgian 'Order of Precedence' the Order of Leopold I is the 1st ranked national order

Condition: Toned GVF

Code: 19135Price:


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Belgium: Medal of The Royal Order of the Lion (Médaille de l'Ordre Royal du Lion / Medaille der Orde van de Leeuw). Gold (Gilt) 1st Class first type medal uni-lingual pre 1951 'French' language

A gilded metal medal

A colonial award issued in respect of services in Belgian Congo

Condition: GVF

Code: 16271Price: 85.00 GBP


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Belgium: Medal of The Royal Order of the Lion (Médaille de l'Ordre Royal du Lion / Medaille der Orde van de Leeuw). Bronze (3rd Class) first type medal with uni-lingual pre 1951 'French' language legend

The bronze medal fitted with a long length of original silk riband

A colonial award issued in respect of services in Belgian Congo

A scarce 1st type medal to find in the market in this class and condition

Condition: About EF

Code: 17448Price: 50.00 GBP


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Belgium: Medal of The Royal Order of the Lion. Gilt (1st Class) medal with post 1951 bi-lingual legend

A gilded metal medal

A colonial award issued in respect of services in Belgian Congo

Condition: GVF

Code: 16022Price: 50.00 GBP


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Belgium: Order of the African Star. 1st Class Gold (Gilt) Medal. 1st type with 'French language' legend

Note: The French language legend indicate a first type medal issued prior to 1951

A gilt medal

The silk moire riband fitted with a two-pronged mounting pin, and as-worn in the Belgian style

A colonial award issued in respect of services in Belgian Congo

A very nice example with crisp gilding

Rare

Condition: GVF

Code: 16187Price: 175.00 GBP


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Belgium: Golden Palms of the Order of the Crown (Palmes d'Or de l'Ordre de la Couronne / Gouden Palmen der Kroonorde)

A gilt metal award

Condition: EF

Code: 16718Price: 20.00 GBP


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Belgium: 'Gold' (gilt) Medal of the Order of the Crown (Médaille d'Or de l'Ordre de la Couronne). Pre 1952 'Uni-lingual' French language legend

A pre 1952 'Uni-lingual' language issue

Condition: EF

Code: 18163Price: 15.00 GBP


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Belgium: Order of Leopold II (Ordre de Léopold II, / Orde van Leopold II). 5th Class 'Knight' with uni-lingual 'French language obverse. With crossed 'Swords' emblem on riband.

A silvered & enamel item of insignia of the type issued during both 'World Wars'

The Royal Decree of 14 February 1939 instituted the award of silver 'Crossed Swords' emblems, for award on the ribands of the Belgian national orders. The 'Swords' indicate that the recipient had accumulated a specified number of 'War Titles' during his military service, this being a combination of; Periods of front line service; citations for gallantry; orders & decorations held; brevet promotions; escapes, etc. 6 'War Titles' were required for the award of the #Crossed Swords' emblem

The Order of Leopold II is the 5th ranked national order in the Belgian order of precedence. It was established in 1900

Condition: GVF

Code: 18164Price: 50.00 GBP

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