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