Italian Fascist Black Brigade Cap Badge (#22224)


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This original badge was obtained from the estate of a WWII OSS and later CIA operative. This stamped, silver plated badge measuring 2 5/8″ wide x 1 13/16″ high features a death’s head in slightly left profile clutching a dagger in his teeth. This pattern badge was worn 1943-April 1945 on the headgear of the black brigades who were organized to fight the Communist partisans as well as other anti-Fasces. Badges available are:

22224B-Dark age patina with approximately 3/8″ of the dagger tip broken off. EX+ $115.00

2224C-Age patina with dagger tip and grip broken off. VG+ $85.00