Late WWII French Naval Ship Badge for Destroyer (Contre-Torpilleur) Le Malin
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Late WWII French Naval Ship Badge for Destroyer (Contre-Torpilleur) Le Malin

Code: omfr20008m

$65.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa late World War II French Navy ship badge for the destroyer (contre-torpilleur) Le Malin. The Malin (The Malignant) was launched August 17, 1933 and decommissioned in February 1964. During an evacuation of Allied troops at Dunkirk in 1940, Malin was hit by a mine but survived: her companion ship, Le Bourrasque, the was not so lucky, succumbing to a German sub. The badge shows a monkey perched upon at anchor at its center. It has an A. Augis of Lyon maker mark.

VINTAGE: Circa late World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/4" height and 7/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted aluminum.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical safety-style pin with saddle.

MARKINGS: A. AUGIS LYON and maker mark.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a foreign militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJX12 LFEX1/13

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The badge shows little wear.

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