WW2 British Plastic Cap Badge, Royal Engineers, brass badge to Royal Army Service Corps

Due to shortage of strategic materials in 1941 the British ministry of supply authorized cap badges be molded from cellulose acetate (plastic). Several large auxiliary service corps had these badges, saving over 19,000 tons of valuable brass in 6 months. This example is made by Alfred Stanly & Co. of Wallsal, the agency that proposed the use of cellulose acetate badges. Original, very good condition with brass clips. Also included is a brass cap badge to the Royal Army Service Corps, original condition with clip.

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WW2 British Plastic Cap Badge, Royal Engineers, brass badge to Royal Army Service Corps

WW2 British Plastic Cap Badge, Royal Engineers, brass badge to Royal Army Service Corps Description

Due to shortage of strategic materials in 1941 the British ministry of supply authorized cap badges be molded from cellulose acetate (plastic). Several large auxiliary service corps had these badges, saving over 19,000 tons of valuable brass in 6 months. This example is made by Alfred Stanly & Co. of Wallsal, the agency that proposed the use of cellulose acetate badges. Original, very good condition with brass clips. Also included is a brass cap badge to the Royal Army Service Corps, original condition with clip.

WW2 British Plastic Cap Badge, Royal Engineers, brass badge to Royal Army Service Corps Additional Information

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