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ICYMI: The French Legion of Honour

ICYMI: The French Legion of Honour

“… an exploit which won for Holmes an autograph letter of thanks from the French President and the Order of the Legion of Honour.”

– The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez (GOLD)

SH LOH Papers
The Genuine Faux Papers Awarding Sherlock Holmes the Legion of Honour ~ from Denny Dobry’s 221B Baker Street in Reading

The French Legion of Honour was only mentioned in one story of the Canon, The Adventure of The Golden Pince-Nez. However, we have published many earlier posts dealing with the French Legion of Honour.  In case you missed them, you might wish to go back and check these out:

French Legion of Honor

The French Legion of Honour

Gerard 8

How the Brigadier Won His Medals – 1954 Schlitz Playhouse

Vernet Medici Obv

Sherlock Holmes’ Great Uncle? – The Artist Horace Vernet

Photo by Remy de la Mauviniere, Associated Press

Jerry Lewis Receives French Commandeur of the Legion of Honour

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The Legion of Honour Awarded To Charlie Chaplin

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