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Title Fascist Fencing League lapel pin
Nationality Italian
Period 1936
Price £60.00

This fine pin (2.4cm long) commemorates the Olympic Games of 1936. It shows an epee and a sabre on a shield, together with the fasces, the whole surmounted by a knight's helmet with the Italian colours in plumes behind. It is maker marked on the reverse 'Gerosa Milano'.

I think this is a base metal, probably copper, piece, with a heavy silver-plate finish, together with vitreous enamel. There is some minor crackelure at the base of the fasces; otherwise, the piece is in excellent shape for its age.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Badges : Italian : 20th Century]

testimonials

Just to let you know that the kukri arrived today safe and sound, many thanks for sending it so quickly. I'm more than pleased with this kukri, I'm so glad I spotted it on your website as I don't think I've ever seen another one like it for sale anywhere.

Once again many thanks and I hope to do business with you again in the future.

D D, UK, 11.10.2014

The sword arrived safely and I am extremely pleased with the purchase.

B T, Canada, 05.12.2011

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