Authorized 1970s Restrike of Early 1950s Commando Ouragan Marine Commando Beret Badge

Authorized 1970s Restrike of Early 1950s Commando Ouragan Marine Commando Beret Badge

Code: omfrv70010


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is an authorized restrike of a circa early 1950s French Commando Ouragan (Hurricane Commando) Marine Commando beret badge. The badge is by Arthus Bertrand of Paris, and was reissued in the 1970s for veterans of the group. An auxiliary group, the Commando Ouragan served in the south of Indochina from 1951 until November 1954, taking direction from the Mixed Group of Airborne Commandos, or Groupement de Commandos mixtes Aéroportés (GCMA): credit: badge shows a fantastic serpentine dragon entwined around a crossed anchor and sword.

VINTAGE: Circa 1970s.

SIZE: Approximately 1-3/4" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Copper-plated brass, enameled detail.

ATTACHMENT: Two loops, barbell pin.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a foreign militaria which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MEJX13 LAAEX8/13

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The badge has only some very light wear.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.