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UNKNOWN CLOTH INSIGNIA


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First of all let me apologise for my scant knowledge with regards to French insignia. I recently bought an auction lot containing a large number of pieces of cloth insignia which I have been able to identify as Colonial Infantry Marine.

Amongst the said lot was this item - see scan - which has me somewhat nonplussed. Is it in fact a military badge or a tourist piece (i.e. "I have been to Morocco"!!!!).

If anyone can shed light upon this I would be most grateful.

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This looks very much like a "souvenir" thing to sow on something to wear.

The French tricolor on the upper left corner might help date it before Maroccan Independance was established, in the early 50's I believe

Sorry I cannot contribute more.

Regards

Veteran

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