Very Rare WWI American Red Cross French Made Hat Badge. Norton-Harjes??

Very Rare WWI American Red Cross French Made Hat Badge. Norton-Harjes??

Code: mharc00007

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ARTIFACT: This is a very rare WWI period American Red Cross hat badge made overseas in France. The badge reads AMERICAN RED CROSS and shows a red cross at center. It is similar in size and design to the Norton-Harjes Ambulance Corps hat badge, which was made in the US, but has slight color variations, adn is more convex. It si hte only one we've encountered, and may very well ahve been worn by a member of the Norton-Harjes Ambulance Corps early in WWI. 

VINTAGE: Circa World War I.

SIZE: 1-1/4" diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-plated brass with enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with a "C" catch.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a medical and humanitarian collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBJX07 LCEJX4/10 SLHGEX8/18 SGGEX8/18

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): Badge has medium wear and a wonderful coloration.

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