The dispersal of the Verly Family Collection, Napoleonic Epics continues

The dispersal of the Belgian Collection, the first part of which was sold at the December 2020 sale, continues in three Online only vacations, the first one took place from 15th to 21st January 2021.



Ordre de la Légion d’Honneur, Etoile de Grand-Croix avec écharpe, époque IIIè République

France – Order of the Legion of Honour, Star of the Grand Cross with scarf, 3rd Republic period
Estimate: €800 - 1,200

The second Online only sale, Verly Family Collection, Part III: Decorations and Medals, will take place from 5th to 11th February 2021. It will mainly include military decorations and medals.


The Napoleonic Epics being a European History since the revolutionary effervescence, are presented medals and foreign honorary decorations tracing on a map the advance of Napoleonic troops or the European alliances set up: Germany, Bavaria, Prussia, Austria, the Southern Netherlands, Denmark, Great Britain, Holland, Italy, Russia and the Vatican.


In order to be faithful to the Napoleonic Epics, collectors have collected crosses of the Order of the Legion of Honor in its different eras, grades and formats.


The collection being Belgian, it also includes decorations of the Order of Leopold, the most important military and civil order in Belgium, but also medals of the Brabant Revolution of the end of the 18th century.


This collection of decorations in the Verly Family Collection highlights the pride of a civilian or a soldier who receives and wears his medal: in addition to his dress or the panache of his uniform, he proudly adorns himself with the colors and gold of this honor that he pins on the sight and envy of all.



Paire de N couronnés d’angles de schabracke d’Officier des Guides de la Garde Impériale et une couronne

Pair of N's crowned with angles of Imperial Guard Officer's Schabracke and a crown
Estimate: €200 - 300

The third Online only sale, Verly Family Collection, Napoleonic Epics, Part IV will take place from 5th to 11th March 2021. This sale session will include weapons and uniform accessories as well as period plaques.













Online Only auctions

Verly Family Collection, Part III: Decorations and Medals
From 5th to 11th February 2021


Verly Family Collection, Napoleonic Epics, Part IV
From 5th to 11th March 2021


Auction Contact
Juliette Leroy-Prost
Tel. +33 1 42 99 20 16