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WW2 Polish Pair of Carpathian Lancers Collar Badges
34mm x 21mm, White Metal, Middle East, 1940-45
Pair of collar badges of the Carpathian Lancers (Ułani Karpaccy). Badges in the form of two palm trees with a crescent moon. Smooth reverse with two omega type loops, of the badges has a broken loop. Rare pair of wartime collar badges.
The Carpathian Lancers regiment was formed in 1940 as part of the Independent Carpathian Rifle Division. Took part in the Siege of Tobruk. The unit later was incorporated into the 3rd Carpathian Rifle Division, 2nd Polish Corps and took part in the Italian Campaign.