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This is Beautiful and poignant World War I Austrian "Shock Troops" (Sturmtrupp) hat pin. The front ob the pin reads "GYOZELEM VAGY HALAL / H.BRIG 1914-1917" which translates to "Victory or Death, Honved Brigade" The pin's got a manufacturer's mark at about 5:00, which reads "ARKANZAS GESCH"
Approximately 1-5/8" x 7/8".
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Die struck zinc with bronze residues.
Vertical pin with over-under catch.
"GYOZELEM VAGY HALAL / H.BRIG 1914-1917. ARKANZAS GESCH"
This is from a Austrian Militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBEZ17 LBDEX03/17 SBJJX3/17
8+ (Excellent): Very poignant, has a great look to it.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.