WWI CEF (Canadian Expeditionary Forces) 139th Northumberland Overseas BN Cap Badge
ARTIFACT: WWI Canadian Expeditionary Forces (CEF) 139th Northumberland Overseas Battalion cap badge. The badge is shaped like a starburst topped with a royal crown and the center features the number "139" and surrounding it reads: "NORTHUMBERLAND OVERSEAS BATTALION" in raised detail and is encircled by a wreath embellishment. A scroll along the top reads: "EXCELSIOR" and one along the bottom: "CANADA".
VINTAGE: Circa WWI
SIZE: Approximately 1-7/8" x 1-1/2"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Stamped bronze
ATTACHMENT: Two loops/lugs, cotter pin
ITEM NOTES: This is from a Great Britain and Commonwealth collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBJX10 LHEX9/16
CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine - Excellent): The cap badge shows minor to moderate wear and verdigris, overall very fine condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.