Orders, Decorations & Medals - Other Countries
JAPAN, Order of the Rising Sun 4th Class, with privately made rosette affixed. Small enamel loss near suspension, otherwise very fine.
In 1886 the Imperial Board of Decorations decreed that to better distinguish between 4th, 5th and 6th class decorations that a rosette would be affixed to 4th Class. Previous recipients then made their own rosette to affix to their existing award.
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JAPAN, Order of the Rising Sun 4th Class, with privately made rosette affixed. Small enamel ...