Observer Corps, Officer’s Blade metal cap badge, very finely made and high quality, with 3 original blade fixings on back, Original Pre 1941 badge, before the Corps was granted the “Royal” Title.
Superb quality and excellent detail to the badge.
This rare early badge of the Observer Corps consisted of an Alizabethan coastwatcher holding a flaming torch, scanning the horizon with the inscription below “Observer Corps”.
After 1941 when the Corps was granted the “Royal” title by King George VI in April 1941, for their service during the Battle of Britain, since then all the badges read the title “Royal Observer Corps.”
As worn by Lieutenant Observer G. E. Rudge, whose medal is offered as product code J6798