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Badge: Royal Victorian Order, Commander
|Description||Badge of a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order awarded to Admiral of the Fleet Sir Frederick Doveton Sturdee (1859-1925). Badge: Obverse: White enamelled, silver gilt Maltese cross of eight points, in the centre of which on a crimson oval is the cypher 'VRI' in gold encircled by a blue enamel riband inscribed: 'VICTORIA'. in gold surmounted by an Imperial crown. Inscription on reverse: 'C103'. Suspended from a neck ribbon of dark blue edged with red/white/red stripes. Sturdee was made an M.V.O. in 1903 and a Commander of the order in 1906.|
|Credit||On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from a Private Collection|
|Materials||silver gilt; silk|
|Measurements||badge: 51 mm|
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