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Title Fascist Rome/Berlin Axis pin
Nationality Italian
Period 1936-39
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This commemorates the diplomatic manoeuvures of Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, which, starting in 1935, gradually drew both regimes together, culminating in the Axis and Pact of Steel Treaties with Mussolini finally committing himself to attacking France in summer 1940.

This is a good, clean example in an EPNS finish on a soft metal base, probably tombak or gilding metal. There is barely perceptible wear to the highlights.

Prov: from the J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd. Pattern Book Archive, sold at auction by order of the National Army Museum, London.

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


[Militaria : Badges : Italian : 20th Century]

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Laurence Swain, UK, 20.08.2016

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