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Order of Merit of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella (Orden al Mérito de Duarte, Sánchez y Mella), Commander
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Order of Merit of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella (Orden al Mérito de Duarte, Sánchez y Mella), Commander
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Large gilt metal and blue and white enamel cross pattée with ball-tipped finials and with five rays between each arm, on a circular wreath suspension with large loop for sash; the face with a central circular white enamel medallion with gilt metal portraits of Juan Pablo Duarte y Diez, Francisco Del Rosario Sánchez and Matías Ramón Mella within a blue enamel circle with gilt edging inscribed in gilt lettering ‘DUARTE SANCHEZ Y MELLA HONOR Y MERITO’; the reverse with a central circular white enamel medallion bearing the arms of the Dominican Republic in gilt metal; overall 60mm by 120mm - 2¼ by 4½ inches; on replaced full-length neck sash with ties; ). Duarte, Sánchez and Mella were heroes of the struggle for Dominican independence and the order of merit named after them is the Dominican Republic’s principal order. It was founded on 24 February 1931 as the Order of Merit of Juan Pablo Duarte and renamed on 9 September 1954. The order is conferred by the President as Head of State for distinguished service to the Republic. The grade of Commander is normally awarded to recipients of the rank of provincial governors, heads of universities, artists and writers of international reputation and the like. Magnificent, rare and imposing piece in superb condition.

 
Order of Merit of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella (Orden al Mérito de Duarte, Sánchez y Mella), Commander
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Order of Merit of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella (Orden al Mérito de Duarte, Sánchez y Mella), Commander
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Order of Merit of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella (Orden al Mérito de Duarte, Sánchez y Mella), Commander
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Order of Merit of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella (Orden al Mérito de Duarte, Sánchez y Mella), Commander
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Order of Merit of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella (Orden al Mérito de Duarte, Sánchez y Mella), Commander
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Order of Merit of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella (Orden al Mérito de Duarte, Sánchez y Mella), Commander
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