Palestine 1940-44, Brass, 52mm x 33mm
World War Two period Polish cap eagle badge. Polish eagle cap badge depicting an eagle with spread wings sitting on an amazon shield. The head is topped with a closed crown. On the reverse a threaded post. Die stamped.
A 1939 pattern Polish eagle cap badge made from 1940 onwards in Palestine. Used commonly by the Independent Carpathian Rifle Brigade. Very good condition as in photographs.
This version of the eagle is mentioned in the book by Tomasz Zawistowski.“Orły do czapek w 2. Korpusie Polskim” on page 49, illustration 29.