A rare small enamel lapel badge with original safety pin fitting and stamped '3890 C' o reverse. Some enamel damage to black enamel finish on the bottom half of the circle. Circa 20mm in diameter.
Partai Rakyat (or Ra' atat) were the Brunei opposition party involved in organising the Brunei rebellion in 1962.
the 2nd Gurkha Rifles were deployed in strength to assist during the emergency. See the following URL for more information:
A finely detailed die struck and voided brass cap badge with two original long loops to the reverse (east - west). Original dark green felt backing, one area of edge wear to felt otherwise in good condition.
In very good condition with no wear to gilt finish. Two original loops to the reverse. Circa 4.1cm tall. A wheel with crossed pistols and the monarchs crest of King Christian IX to centre surmounted by a Danish Royal Crown.
A large cast aluminium badge with two original loops to the reverse. Circa 5.2cm tall. Some minor wear to finish otherwise in good condition. The two slots to the centre was for a small disc with a number to be inserted such as the No 9 for the Folgore Battalion. As worn on the red beret. See the final picture of a very pretty para wearing one!
Two screw posts but missing its securing nuts which tended to have the makers details A Binda Milano. In very good condition. Circa 52mm tall. Worn on the shoulder boards. Sometimes found with blue paint to the background of the crown, The cap badge tended to be made of cloth or bullion.
An attractive St Marks Lion white metal and enamel shield breast / hat badge with two blade / prong fixings to reverse. In very good condition.
Gilt and enamel with original and fully functional pin. In excellent condition.
Insignia of 1er Régiment de Chasseurs Parachutistes
Maker marked DELSART 89100 SENS G2321. In very good condition.
White metal cap badge with two original integral loops to the reverse. Maker marked Delsart 89100 SENS. In very good condition with sharp detail. Circa 3.5cm tall. One of France's alpine troop battalions.
Removed from uniform, embroidered green four leaf clover on a black rectangle. Circa 4.5cm by 4cm. In very good condition. my grateful thanks to Henk for the identification.
The division was founded on February 1, 1953 and consisted of the 41st, 42nd and 43rd infantry regiments. Parts of the division fought in what was then New Guinea. The cloverleaf was chosen as a symbol of unity and interconnectedness
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