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Belgium: Order of Leopold (Ordre de Léopold / Leopoldsorde). Military Division with 'Swords'. 3rd Class (Commander). Bi-lingual obverse legend

A substantial silvered, gilt and enamel item of insignia measuring 60mm width dimension

The insignia fitted with a full length cravat riband with ties

The Order of Leopold is the premier national order in the Belgian order of precedence. It was established in 1832

Condition: Minor scuffs on reverse GVF

Code: 18172Price: 245.00 GBP


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Belgium: Order of Leopold (Ordre de Léopold / Leopoldsorde). Military Division with 'Swords'. 5th Class (Knight). Uni-lingual (pre-1952) French language legend. With silk rosette on riband

Note: This particular silvered, gilt and enamel item of insignia is of exceptional quality - an early piece from the era of the Great war if not earlier

The Order of Leopold is the premier national order in the Belgian order of precedence. It was established in 1832

This type of insignia was widely awarded to British officers during both
World Wars

Condition: About EF

Code: 18169Price: 100.00 GBP


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Belgium: Order of Leopold (Ordre de Léopold / Leopoldsorde). Civil Division. 4th Class (Officer). Uni-lingual (pre-1952) French language legend. With silk rosette on riband

A silvered, gilt and enamel item of insignia, with intricate hinged supension

Note: An exceptionally fine crafted item of quality insignia

The Order of Leopold is the premier national order in the Belgian order of precedence, and was established in 1832

This type of insignia was widely awarded to British officials, diplomats and officers of the uniformed services during the World Wars

With small chip to reverse lower arm of cross

Condition: GVF

Code: 18171Price: 100.00 GBP


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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). Civil Division. 4th Class 'Officer' with uni-lingual 'French' language obverse. With crossed gilt 'Swords' emblem

A superb quality gilt & enamel item of insignia of the 'French' language obverse type as awarded during both 'World Wars'.

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

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

The order contained in, and sold with, it's original plush hinged leatherette case of issue, with gilt tooled 'Leopold' logo on lid. Inside lid has the makers logo for 'Degreef'

Condition: EF

Code: 18320Price:


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Belgium: Order of Leopold I. 5th Class ‘Knights’ breast badge. Bi-lingual (post 1951) legend

A silvered, gilt and enamel item of insignia

Condition: About EF

Code: 15764Price: 45.00 GBP


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Belgium: The Royal Order of the Lion (Ordre Royal du Lion / Orde van de Leeuw). 3rd Class (Commander). Neck badge with post 1951 bi-lingual legend

Although still worn by recipients, the order is no longer awarded - it became obsolete when the Belgian colony of Congo gained it's independence

It is the third highest national order in the Belgian order of precedence. Established in 1891, awards were made through to 1960.

A silvered, gilt & enamel colonial order issued in respect of services in Belgian Congo and neighbouring territories

The insignia fitted with full length cravat riband with ties

Scarce.

Condition: About EF

Code: 18168Price: 325.00 GBP


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Belgium: The Royal Order of the Lion. 5th Class (Knight). Breast badge with post 1951 bi-lingual legend and the riband fitted with silver palm emblem with royal monogram 'L'

A silvered, gilt & enamel colonial order issued in respect of services in Belgian Congo and neighbouring territories

By Royal Decree of 3 June 1953 military personnel of La Force Publique were authorised to wear a silver palm with monogram 'L' in respect of specified acts of bravery, and or distinguished services during the Second World War 1940-1945. A further Royal Decree of 5 April 1954, extended the award and wearing of the silver palm without monogram for bravery and distinguished services during other conflicts

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

Scarce.

Condition: Slight enamel chips on reverse GVF

Code: 16186Price: 195.00 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). 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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