WWII Star and Garter Richmond Red Cross Pin
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WWII Star and Garter Richmond Red Cross Pin

Code: emi20002


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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Update 11/22/22 HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!
We are OUT OF THE OFFICE, and UNABLE TO SHIP for the Next FEW DAYS!!!
We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE Leaving Tuesday 11/22/22 and will be UNABLE TO SHIP until Tuesday 11/29/22!!
Once we leave, on TUESDAY NOVEMBER 22nd, even though our office will have a skeleton staff, we will be UNABLE TO SHIP until our return on Tuesday November 29th.
We will be HAPPY TO ACCEPT YOUR ORDERS during this time, and will promptly mark any ordered Artifacts as SOLD.
REGULAR SHIPPING will resume when we RETURN to the Office on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29th.
Once again, HAPPY THANKSGIVING to You All!

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We look forward to serving your collecting needs, Ron & Kana


ARTIFACT: This is a World War II pin for the Star & Garter Richmond Red Cross. In 1916, Queen Mary deeded the abandoned Star & Garter Hotel on Richmond Hill to the British Red Cross to be used as a place of care and refuge for disabled and injured service people. The pin is a golden starburst with an enameled red cross at its center encircled by a blue garter.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/2" in height and 1-1/2" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-plated brass with enameled areas.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal British-style kick pin with C catch.

MARKINGS: N/A.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Great Britain collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. RG/EX94 VDJX1/11 SLDEX4/12 SCBX4/16

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The pin has very light wear and tarnish only.

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