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Title KuK 95th Regiment, Widows & Orphans Fund badge
Nationality Austrian
Period 1916
Price £15.00

This is a pot metal badge, maker marked on the reverse 'Gurschner Wien VII/2'. It is a nicely patinated example of the widows and orphans fund school of badges, clearly marked to the 95th regiment and dated 1916.

Typically these badges were sold to raise money for the widows and orphans of the relevant units and were normally worn on the left-hand side of the Austrian field cap. Sometimes as many as six were worn all together.

This particular example has, sadly, had the pin and hinge removed from the reverse. Otherwise it is in nice shape.

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


[Militaria : Badges : Austrian : 20th Century]

testimonials

Just a brief note to confirm that the sabre has been delivered today. All is as it should be. I have to say I’m impressed with the ‘custom’ packaging, obviously essential in your line of business. I have made a very quick inspection of the sword & it fully lives up to your accurate description, very pleased with the purchase.

M B, UK, 18.06.2015

The bayonet arrived safe and sound this morning. It is absolutely magnificent. I am thrilled to bits with it. Thanks for all the interest you have shown.

My very best wishes, and thank you, very sincerely, once again.

L L, UK, 08.06.2005

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