1943-46, White Metal, M Rubin, Tel-Aviv, 44.5mm x 48mm.
Polish breast badge of the Junior Military Schools for Boys & Girls (Szkoły Junackiej i Szkoły Młodszych Ochotniczek). Schools were located in Palestine and included minors who left the USSR with the Anders Army. Badge designed by Rafał Tajpowski.
One-piece with a clear die-stamped reverse, The badge is a stylized eagle, preparing for departure, sitting on an open book with the initials SJ and SMO, (Szkoły Junackiej i Szkoły Młodszych Ochotniczek) written on the left side. On the other side of the cover you can see the Jerusalem Cross. The book is placed on two crossed rifles.
Reverse with a visible counter, a fastening post in the center, a signed round nut (M. Rubin Tel Aviv). Great badge in fantastic condition as on photographs.