Item 1168 - Grand Cross of Merit 0 Special Class from the Federal Republic of Germany

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ZA COM MR-T-3-2-1168

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Grand Cross of Merit 0 Special Class from the Federal Republic of Germany

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  • 21 May 1996 (Creation)

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certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 19/12/11

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Award conferring The Special Class of the Grand Cross Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany,

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Cream coloured 2-page certificate inside red folder with gold engraved eagle (German coat of arms) on the cover. White fabric lines the inside. 2 page certificate (with only one page written) is held into folder with a yellow, red, and black rope attached to the binding. Seal, with German eagle, is pressed into lower left corner.
Right page of the certificate is written in German, in black and read, and reads:
Verleihungsurkunde
In Anerkennung
Der um die Bundesrepublik Deutchland Erworbenen
Besonderen Verdienste
Verleihe Ich
Seiner Excellenz
Dem Prasidenten der Republik SudAfrika
Herren Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
Die Sonderstufe
Des Grosskreuzes
Des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublic Deutschland
Bonn, Den 21 May 1996
Der Bundesprasident
(signed)

English translation:
Award Certificate
In recognition
In the Federal Republic of Germany
Exceptional Services
I confer
His Excellency
The President of the Republic of SA
Mr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
The Special Class
of the Grand Cross
Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
Bonn, 21 May 1996
The Bunde President
(signed)
Taken out of folder for preservation

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0349

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