Order Of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil). A 5th class Member's (M.B.E.) 1st type breast badge. Silver (hallmarked) for 1917 Order Of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil). A 5th class Member's (M.B.E.) 1st type breast badge. Silver (hallmarked) for 1917 Order Of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil). A 5th class Member's (M.B.E.) 1st type breast badge. Silver (hallmarked) for 1917 Order Of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil). A 5th class Member's (M.B.E.) 1st type breast badge. Silver (hallmarked) for 1917 Order Of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil). A 5th class Member's (M.B.E.) 1st type breast badge. Silver (hallmarked) for 1917

Order Of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil). A 5th class Member's (M.B.E.) 1st type breast badge. Silver (hallmarked) for 1917

With English silver hallmarks on reverse, for London, 1917 (gothic letter 'B' )

The insignia sold as a set, complete with:

- Plush leatherette hinged case of issue. The inside silk panel with King's Crown & 'Garrad & Co Ltd' logo, and with title of award in gilt tooling on outer lid
- The silk medal riband retaining it's original mounting brooch, this latter with hinged pin & clasp fittings as issued

Note: This is an item of insignia struck in the very first year of award (the Order of the Briish Empire was only instituted in 1917), and which would have been used on awards in 1917 and into early 1918

Condition: Toned EF

Code: 22319

275.00 GBP