Extremely Rare 1942 Irish Cavalry Corps Officer's Collar Badge in Hallmarked Silver
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Extremely Rare 1942 Irish Cavalry Corps Officer's Collar Badge in Hallmarked Silver

Code: emi20010i


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is an extremely rare 1942 Irish Cavalry Corps officer's collar badge in hallmarked silver. Originally born as the Armoured Car Corps in 1922, the group was renamed the Cavalry Corps in 1934. The bottom of the badge reads An C??r Marcraide (An C??r Marcra translates to Cavalry Corps). The badge shows a breastplate of armor with a sword and a rifle crossed behind it.

VINTAGE: Circa 1942.

SIZE: Approximately 1-5/16" in height and 1-1/2" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silver.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal British kick (Y) pin with C catch.

MARKINGS: L A W and three marks; w/a scratched on reverse.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Great Britain and Commonwealth militaria collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEX04 LBGEX9/13 SAIHX4/16

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The badge shows some light wear and tarnish.

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