Circa 1971 Scouts Unitaires de France Beret Badge
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Circa 1971 Scouts Unitaires de France Beret Badge

Code: sc70000suf

$85.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Circa 1971 Scouts Unitaires de France beret badge. The Scouts Unitaires is a Catholic scouting group which formed in 1971 with a civic goal towards improving the education of children and youth to help them become "citizens healthy, happy and helpful," according to Lord Baden-Powell, a lieutenant-general in the British Army and founder of the scout movement, and first Chief Scout of The Boy Scouts Association. The shield-shaped badge shows a fleur de lis in the center set atop a cross potent (aka "crutch cross", "Scout cross") and the bottom depicts a scroll with the embossed letters: "SF" on either end.

VINTAGE: Circa 1971

SIZE: Approximately 1-5/8" x 1-1/2" (across top)

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silver

ATTACHMENT: Two loops/lugs, pin missing

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a scouting collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VEJX15 LHEX12/15

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge shows minor to moderate wear, pin is missing, overall handsome patina.

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