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WW2 Polish Breast Badge 7th Armoured Regiment

S.A Picchiani & Barlacchi , Florence 1946/47

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Regimental badge of the 7th Armored Regiment made by S.A Picchiani and Barlacchi in Florence.

The badge is in the form of a stylized crowned eagle sitting on a fragment of a gear wheel of the Sherman tank. The eagle has the initials of the 7th Armored Regiment (P 7 Panc) inscribed at its base.The badge is hung on a chain topped with a clasp with the stylized Gubbio city coat of arms. Replacement chain. A variation of the badge without paint.

The reverse of the badge is plain, with the signature, S.A Picchiani & Barlacchi – Firenze. And number 116. Badge awarded to Corporal Officer Cadet Henryk Lewandowski (1923/131/III). Threaded post with a spinner.

Condition as in the photos with visible signs of use. One of rarer badges of the Polish Armed Forces in the West.