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WWI Canadian Expeditionary Forces (CEF) 51st Edmonton Battalion cap badge by scarce maker: Tiptaft & Son in Birmingham. The cap badge is the shape of a maple leaf with a royal crown at the top center and the badge features the number "51" and reads: "OVERSEAS", above a scroll reads: "EDMONTON" and below: "CANADA" in raised lettering. The reverse features a clip attachment with a maker mark that reads: "J.W. TIPTAFT & SON LTD. BIRMINGHAM".
Approximately 1-11/16" x 1-7/16"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
"J.W. TIPTAFT & SON LTD. BIRMINGHAM"
This is from a Great Britain and Commonwealth collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAEX10 LAAEX9/16
8- (Very Fine - Excellent): The cap badge shows minor to moderate wear and verdigris, handsome patina, overall very fine condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.