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Lot 0016
  • Badges & Insignia Of The British Armed Services
  • By Commander W. E May (Navy), W. Y. Carman (Army) & John Tanner (Air Forces)
  • St. Martin's Press. First American Edition, first printing with "Copyright, 1974" & no additional printings on copyright page.
  • A collectible military history in hardcover with dust jacket and many black and white, with some color illustrations

    Description: "This monumental work was the first attempt at a comprehensive record of the badges and insignia worn by the individual in the British Navy, Army and Flying Services to indicate rank, trade, branch or skill at arms; in addition the section on the Army includes detailed information on regimental devices. The aim was to include every major badge from the earliest distinctions, which were often weapons or complete modes of dress, to those worn by men and women who use the sophisticated skills and machinery of the modern services. An outstanding feature of the book is the very large section devoted to indexes. These add immeasurably to the value of the book as a reference tool."

    No Reserve:
    This lot starts at $1 and has no reserve as a courtesy so that collectors can determine the true market value on this authentic item.

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  • Location: This item ships from Maine.

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  • Condition

    Internally tight and unmarked. All lettering/decoration on binding exterior is bright. No remainder mark; not x-library. Tape reinforcement to inside and outside of dust jacket at corners.

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    Badges & Insignia of the British Armed Services, 1974

    Estimate $75 - $100Aug 28, 2016
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