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Title Mountain troop badge
Nationality Italian
Period c 1930s
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This badge, the screw fitting of which is marked 'F.M.LORIOLI // ROMA.MILANO'. These were worn on the classic Alpini cap, along with the crossed rifles and bugle horn of the mountain regiments to distinguish one regiment from another.

It is a good quality badge (61mm high). The enamel shows its age somewhat with scratch marks, but generally the piece is in good shape. The silver plate finish to the front, however, has worn somewhat at the edges, leaving the tombak showing underneath.

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 the sword arrived today. Great condition, really chuffed with it. Many thanks.

S W, UK, 20.03.2007

Bayonet arrived safe + sound this AM Sat. Special delivery excellent again. Worth the few extra bob. To be honest it was better than I dared hope. I usually avoid polished bits like the plague!! Your price was a bit fierce!! - but a great marking I lacked... Please email me anytime you have anything that might be of interest.

C W, UK, 09.09.2006

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