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THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF THE BATH, a rare and interesting Knight Grand Cross (G.C.B.) button-hole Badge, 29 x 29mm., gold and enamel, with a gold 'Bath' crown on riband, good very fine

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THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF THE BATH, a rare and interesting Knight Grand Cross (G.C.B.) button-hole Badge, 29 x 29mm., gold and enamel, with a gold 'Bath' crown on riband, good very fine
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Ex Clayton Collection.

By order of the Prince Regent, Badges of those Knights Grand Cross of the Bath who were also Knights of the Garter were to be surmounted by a crown. Although the custom soon lapsed, four different Badges were produced; one for the collar chain, one for the sash, another for wear around the neck and a small version for wear from the button-hole (The History of the Order of the Bath by J.C. Risk, C.V.O. refers)
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