European Orders and Decorations to 1945
By (author) Peter Duckers
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European Orders and Decorations to 1945 by Peter Duckers
Book DescriptionSince the early Middle Ages, the royal families of Europe have rewarded loyal service with a wide range of Orders of Knighthood and Chivalry. Although many ancient Orders have fallen into disuse over time, many European states continue to award Orders for distinguished service and the exquisite badges and decorative objects are studied and collected widely. Expert medal collector Peter Duckers describes the range of European Orders conferred before 1945, some of which stretch back hundreds of years. A brief introduction to a fascinating subject, this is an ideal reference book for anyone interested in collecting these rare and valuable objects.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780747806707
(210mm x 149mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 10-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Peter Duckers
Peter Duckers has been a collector of British campaign and gallantry medals for thirty-five years and now specializes in awards to the Indian Army. He has written numerous magazine and journal articles about medals and is a Fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society, a member of the Orders and Medals Research Society and the Indian Military Historical Society. He is curator of the Shropshire Regimental Museum in Shrewsbury Castle.
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