Badge: metal, enamel case: paper, cardboard, textile
badge: 7 1/4 x 4 13/16 in. ( 18.4 x 12.2 cm ) case: 4 1/2 x 6 x 1 in. ( 11.4 x 15.2 x 2.5 cm )
Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Commander badge consists of a pale blue enamel cross surmounted by a crown. A gold central medallion bordered in red bears portraits of King George V and Queen Mary. Its reverse shows the royal monogram surmounted by a crown.