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Title Lapel pin with Spanish Royal Arms, silver
Nationality British
Period c 1930s
Price £25.00

This shows the Spanish Royal Arms (probably those of Alphonso XIII, king of Spain from 1886 until his death in 1941 in exile in Rome) surrounded by the Collar of the Golden Fleece, all in enamel. These little badges may have been made to order by royalists in exile during the Spanish Civil War.

The shield is 1.5cm long and is silver (marked 'sterling' on the reverse and, therefore, probably of either American or English make) with a vitreous enamel finish. There is some crackelure to the shield and some minor enamel loss to the centre.

If anyone has any ideas as to what this pin was for, please let me know. I always like to improve my knowledge where it is possible.

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


[Militaria : Badges : British : 20th Century]

testimonials

Safely received in post today, and pleased with the items.

Thank-you for easy transaction and prompt despatch.

P M, UK, 19.04.2012

Thank you, Chris. All arrived safely. Very quickly too, much quicker than from the US! Very satisfied. It is a nice sword.

Anyway, thanks again and I have marked your site for future interest.

T P, New Zealand, 04.04.2005

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