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WW2 Polish 1st Grenadier Division Combat Badge Half-product.
(1943/44, Edinburgh,Kirkwood & Son, Scotland). 76.5mm x 52mm.
Semi-finished badge of the 1st Grenadier Division.
The badge is a stylized crowned eagle sitting on a shield with the sentence inscribed in the circumference (God Honor the Fatherland – Bóg Honor Ojczyzna). In the lower part of the shield you can see the inscribed sign of grenadiers, a burning grenade with a number of initials (D 1 G). In the center of the shield, the Lorraine cross is visible, partially covering the eagle.
On the obverse there is a signature in a mirror image (Kirkwood & Son, Edinb). The reverse of the half product is smooth.
A semi-finished product of the trial batch of the 1st Grenadier Division’s combat badge. Scarce collector’s item.