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Title Dublin National Volunteers cap badge
Nationality British
Period 1915
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This is the badge John Redmond had made to encourage the volunteers in the Dublin area to enlist in the British army. Subsequently, the IRA utilised this badge, normally knocking out the 'NV' (National Volunteers) motif. It has the Dublin coat of arms above a wreath of shamrocks.

The finish on this example is really quite good considering the rough usage to which many of them were put over the years.

As 20th-century Irish badges go, this is a relatively rare one.

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


[Militaria : Badges : British : 20th Century]

testimonials

Pot arrived in good shape, thanks for your assistance.

it is a pleasure dealing with you and I hope this is one of many dealings.

B N, USA, 18.02.2012

It is here! Very nice piece! That is a wonderful birthday present for my new life.

M G, Germany, 29.02.2008

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