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eMedals-A Large British WWII Regimental Sergeant Major's Badge

Item: GB4006

A Large British WWII Regimental Sergeant Major's Badge

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A Large British WWII Regimental Sergeant Major's Badge

A Large British WWII Regimental Sergeant Major's Badge - Khaki and olive green embroidery throughout, brown embroidery representing a cord that outlines the garter then continues around the unicorn and terminates as an outline to the ribbon banner, black wool forming the base behind the inscription "HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE" (French for "Shame on Him Who Thinks this Evil") of the garter surrounding the shield, the shield in the centre incorporating red, yellow and blue embroidered backgrounds behind their khaki insignias, with white thread highlights in the Irish harp, all symbolizing the Order of the Garter, maroon wool forming the base behind the Royal motto "DIEU ET MON DROIT" (French for "God is My Right") of the ribbon banner, the five petals of the Tudor rose above the banner and the inside of the George VI crown above the shield, black beads representing the eyes in both the lion and the unicorn, silver beaded wire outlining the mouth of the lion, red embroidered highlights in both the lion's mouth and the tongue of the unicorn, three long stands of black threading representing the whiskers of the lion, the various insignias are padded and raised, giving them a three-dimensional look, on all an olive green-khaki wool base, white cotton mesh backer, 128 mm x 142 mm, slight fabric separation at the bottom of the ribbon banner where it butts the brown embroidered cord, clear glue residue on the reverse from previous board mounting, near extremely fine.
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