Germany 1945-47, Brass silver plated 43mm x 28mm
Polish eagle cap badge depicting an eagle with spread wings sitting on an amazon shield. The head is topped with a closed crown. Clearly visible die struck on the reverse. Made from brass, silver plated.
Polish Eagle cap badge made towards the end of World War 2 or early post war in occupied Germany. Used by the 1st Polish Armoured Division and soldiers of Polish Labour Forces which were stationed in Germany under US service.
This version of the eagle is mentioned in the book by Tomasz Zawistowski. “Polskie Orły na Czapki 1939-45” on page 87, illustration 180.