A RARE RUSSIAN GOLD, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND GRAND CROSS BADGE OF THE IMPERIAL ORDER OF ST. CATHERINE, CIRCA 1800 the front with the enameled image of St. Catherine, the letters C.B.E. above her head, for Holy Martyr Catherine, the border and arms of the cross set with diamonds, the reverse enameled with an eagle's nest and  inscribed in latin, "Share the Duties of Society." With an associated fitted leather case width 2 in. 5 cm

A RARE RUSSIAN GOLD, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND GRAND CROSS BADGE OF THE IMPERIAL ORDER OF ST. CATHERINE, CIRCA 1800 the front with the enameled image of St. Catherine, the letters C.B.E. above her head, for Holy Martyr Catherine, the border and arms of the cross set with diamonds, the reverse enameled with an eagle's nest and inscribed in latin, "Share the Duties of Society." With an associated fitted leather case width 2 in. 5 cm

Grand Cross of a Bailiff Grand Cross, Knight of Justice or a Knight of Honour and Devotion (Note the thorn embroidery on the ribbon denoting a Grand Cross). #OrderofMalta #SMOM

Grand Cross of a Bailiff Grand Cross, Knight of Justice or a Knight of Honour and Devotion (Note the thorn embroidery on the ribbon denoting a Grand Cross). #OrderofMalta #SMOM

Crucify the Old Stories, Resurrect Your Divine Body – the Peak of the Cardinal Grand Cross, Venus in Pisces, and the Grand Water Trine | vir...

Crucify the Old Stories, Resurrect Your Divine Body – the Peak of the Cardinal Grand Cross, Venus in Pisces, and the Grand Water Trine | vir...

Every Russian Grand Duchess was conferred the Grand Cross of the Order of St. Catherine at her christening (or marriage into the Romanov family), and Princesses of the Imperial Blood were invested upon attaining their majority at 18.

Every Russian Grand Duchess was conferred the Grand Cross of the Order of St. Catherine at her christening (or marriage into the Romanov family), and Princesses of the Imperial Blood were invested upon attaining their majority at 18.

Grand Cross of the Holy Order of St. Stephen, 1765, the cross is set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds and is laid on a laurel wreath of emeralds set in gold, and was first owned by Emperor Joseph II. He gave it as a present to Field Marshal Gideon Laudon after the capture of Belgrade in 1789.

Grand Cross of the Holy Order of St. Stephen, 1765, the cross is set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds and is laid on a laurel wreath of emeralds set in gold, and was first owned by Emperor Joseph II. He gave it as a present to Field Marshal Gideon Laudon after the capture of Belgrade in 1789.

1938 Henry Ford accepts the Grand Cross of the German Eagle from German Government Officials

1938 Henry Ford accepts the Grand Cross of the German Eagle from German Government Officials

Grand Cross of the Iron Cross. Hermann Göring became the only recipient of the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II, when it was awarded to him on July 19, 1940.

Grand Cross of the Iron Cross. Hermann Göring became the only recipient of the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II, when it was awarded to him on July 19, 1940.

GCVO star ~ A detailed view of a stumpwork and goldwork embroidered star of a Knight or Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order

GCVO star ~ A detailed view of a stumpwork and goldwork embroidered star of a Knight or Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order

ORDER OF SAINT OLAF Grand Cross Badge, Military : Lot 1434 norway olav red ribbon sash lion on red circle

ORDER OF SAINT OLAF Grand Cross Badge, Military : Lot 1434 norway olav red ribbon sash lion on red circle

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