This is a circa early 1950s badge for the Indochina 6th TDPB (Tieu Doan 6 Phao Binh) Artillery Group/6° TDPB, Groupe Vietnamien d' Artillerie. This badge would have been worn by Vietnamese soldiers under French command during the French IndoChina War. The badge is French-made by Arthus Bertrand. The design is a nicely enameled blue and red crest with a three-dimensional golden junk at the center.
Circa early 1950s.
Approximately 1-7/16” in height and 1-1/4” in width.
Gilt brass, enamel.
Vertical safety-style pin with saddle.
ARTHUS BERTRAND 46 R. DE RENNES PARIS.
This is from a Vietnamese militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBJX12 LBDEX12/12 SeBEHX8/15
8 (Excellent-): The badge shows very little wear and some slight discoloration to the reverse only; all enamel intact.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.