Extremely Rare Ca 1918 WWI French Army 501st Special Artillery Regiment (Tanks) Insignia Badge
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Extremely Rare Ca 1918 WWI French Army 501st Special Artillery Regiment (Tanks) Insignia Badge

Code: omfrb20000sar

$1,275.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Extremely rare circa 1918 WWI French Army 501st Special Artillery Regiment (Tanks) insignia. The badge shows a nicely detailed, fire-breathing dragon in the center of a ring, half laurel leaves and half oak leaves joined together at the base in a bow with a gilt brass shield that shows: "AS" in intertwined, raised lettering.

VINTAGE: Circa WWI

SIZE: Approximately 1-5/8" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Stamped silver, gilt brass

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with 'C' type catch

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a French Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MFJX16 LABGEX2/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The badge shows minor wear, nearly all the gilt details remain intact, handsome patina in overall excellent condition.

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