11 May 2001
THE ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER, Commander's (C.V.O.) neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel, the reverse officially numbered, '676', extremely fine, in Collingwood, London case of issue
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Sold with letter of provenance from the Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood (dated 16.12.1952), confirming that the above insignia was awarded to a Japanese National, Ujihide Toda.
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