Rare Ca. 1916 98th Canada Expeditionary Force (CEF) Officer's Collar Insignia Sweetheart Pin
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Rare Ca. 1916 98th Canada Expeditionary Force (CEF) Officer's Collar Insignia Sweetheart Pin

Code: ems10005cef

$85.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Rare circa 1916 98th Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) Officer's collar insignia in bronze and silver and made into a sweetheart pin. The 98th Battalion was active from November 1915 to October 1916 and was awarded Battle Honours: The Great War in 1916. The badge is a maple leaf and the center shows an oval with the number: "98" in nice, high relief detail and surrounding it reads: "LINCOLN & WELLAND OVERSEAS". The base of the maple leaf shows a banner that reads: "CANADA" in embossed lettering.

VINTAGE: Circa 1916

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/4" x 1-1/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bronze.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with come under catch.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Canada Expeditionary Force Sweetheart collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAJM15 LHEX9/15

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The sweetheart pin shows minor to moderate wear, overall handsome patina.

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