Auction: 344 - The Numismatic Collector's Series Sale at Grand Hyatt, NY INC
Norway. Order of St. Olav - Sankt Olavs Orden. Commander's Set. By J. Tostrup, Kristiania (now Oslo), ca. 1910. Neck Badge. 51mm (not including crown suspender). Gilt silver and white, red, blue and green enamels. Norwegian lion on crown. Breast Cross. 77mm. Silver, gilt, gold applique and red, white and blue enamels. Maker's name on back. In a C.F. Carlman, Stockholm case. Attractive. Good Extremely Fine.
Sale 344 Notices
Please note the neck badge is an unofficial issue (different crown suspension, gilt silver instead of gold, smaller size, etc) and is likely a test sample for a future or speculative contract with the Chancellery. The Star (Breast Cross) is the official issue.