Old Comrades Association of The Army Commandos Early badge


A scarce original early issue 'Old Comrades Association of The Army Commandos’ low numbered lapel badge in very good condition
The circular badge is chromium plated with a red enamel circlet around a black centre and a highlighted red Commando dagger. The red circlet reads: COMMANDOS UNITED WE CONQUER. The reverse has a buttonhole fitting tab with the 645 very low issue number. The maker’s details THOMAS FATTORINI LTD – REGENT ST. – BIRMINGHAM are in raised lettering. The badge is in very good condition, with no damage to the enamel.
Formed in 1943 as 'The Old Comrades Association of the Army Commandos', it became known as 'The Commando Association' at a later date.
Diameter: 24mm (1 inch)
Weight: 7.4g