A scarce original circa 1939 Second World War period British made 'Polish Relief Fund fundraisers small gilt and enamel badge' in the form of the National Flag of Poland, white over red horizontal stripes; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Thomas Fattorini Ltd Regent St Birmingham'. Very good condition, complete with original single stick pin, no damage to the enamel.
Height of flag 15mm.
A scarce original circa 1941 utility produced Second World War period 'Scottish-Polish Society membership pin badge'; chromium plated rectangular example, diagonally divided in half, with the top part displaying a plain Polish eagle and letters 'SPS' on red painted ground, the lower half a red painted Scottish Lion on plain ground. Good condition, complete with original pin fittings, minor wear to paintwork.
Size 23 x 18mm.
A scarce original circa Second World War period Swiss made 'Polish Army 2nd Rifle Division stick pin'; miniature silver plated winged eagle resting on an Amazon shield bearing 21 nails to the rim with the letters 'DSP' (Dywizja Strzelców Pieszych) to the centre; the reverse impressed with maker's details 'Huguenin Le Locle' (Switzerland). Good condition, complete with original single spiral turned pin fitting, colour toned.
Height of badge 20mm.
Overall with pin 56mm.
A scarce original circa Second World War period '3rd Carpathian Rifle Division silver plated badge'; miniature Monte Cassino motif cross bearing pine tree to the centre, 'DSK 3' (Dywizja Strzelcow Karpackich) across top arm, crowned eagle with two bayonets emerging from half moon on lower. Very good condition, complete with screw back fitting and original nut with maker's details 'F.M.Lorioli. Milano, Roma.'.
Height approx 22mm.
Please Note: This badge is one of a pair, not known to be worn as a collar badge, but another one available, identical description and price.
A scarce original circa Second World War period '2nd Polish Corps numbered badge'; silver plate on copper example, displaying an 8th Army Shield resting in a horseshoe title scroll 'Poliski 2 Korpus', surmounted by a Mermaid from the 'Coat of Arms of the City of Warsaw Poland' within laurel leaf uprights; the reverse impressed with official issue number '13455'. Good condition, complete with original screw fitting and unmarked smooth turning rounded nut, minor wear to silver plating.
The 2nd Polish Corps was designed by 'Z. Haar and L.Harr.', made by F.M.Lorioli. Milano, Roma. and Societe Italiana Medaglia, Roma.
REFERENCE: ZDZISLAW P. WESOLOWSKI
A scarce ORIGINAL Second World War period British made 'Polish Army economy issue cap badge'; crowned grey plastic winged eagle resting on an Amazon shield; the reverse with maker's details 'A Stanley & Sons Walsall'. Very good condition, complete with both brass blade fittings, colour remains good, slightly curved forward, not affecting the overall appearance.
A good original Second World War period 'Polish 3rd Carpathian Rifle Division breast badge'; oxidised silver plated Alpacca 'Monte Cassino Cross' bearing DSK, fir tree, bayonets and eagle on 'Tobruk' tablet; the reverse impressed in relief with Polish legend "WWIARA-WYTRWAŁOŚĆ-ZWYCIESTWO"(Faith Perseverance Victory) and "ALP.", the securing nut with embossed maker's details "F.M. Lorioli, Milano-Roma". Very good condition,
Formed in Syria 1940, badge designed by Lt. Z. Ochnio
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