Original Pictou Garrison Artillery Badge

Item #20181

Original Pictou Garrison Artillery Badge

  • Price: $4,500.00 CAD
  • Maker: Canadian
  • Model: Badge
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  • Description:

    Here is a very rare Canadian helmet plates, this is an original plate that shows no usage marks and appears to have been stored for most of its life. This piece shows all of its original gilt and lugs. The lugs appear to have never been pinned. The plate is 3 13/16" by 3 1/4" . This scarce piece is marked Pictou Garrison Artillery on the bottom ribbon. This piece is not shown in Mazea's pre 1914 Book. This artillery unit consisted of only 45 men circa 1885. This is only the 2nd example that the source of the item had ever encountered. The other piece was sold by a prominent Western Canadian approx 10 years ago for $4400.00. A very rare piece in outstanding condition. Canadian Militaria