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Beautiful & Poignant WWI Austrian "Shock Troops" (Strmtrupp) Hat Pin
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ARTIFACT: This is Beautiful and poignant World War I Austrian "Shock Troops" (Strmtrupp) 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"
VINTAGE: Circa WWI
SIZE: Approximately 1-5/8" x 7/8"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Die struck zinc with bronze residues.
ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with over-under catch
MARKINGS: "GYOZELEM VAGY HALAL / H.BRIG 1914-1917. ARKANZAS GESCH"
ITEM NOTES: This is from a Austrian Militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBEZ17 LBDEX03/17 SBJJX3/17
CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Very poignant, has a great look to it.