[seven_columns]Chased and engraved steel hat badge depicting a soldier in armor surrounded by a rolled border of chased and engraved scrolls with plentiful vegetation. Verso: a brass plaque with pin stem that has been applied to the badge through the use of a cotter pin in order to maintain the integrity of the original badge.
[/seven_columns][four_columns]Ca. 17th Century
Dimensions: 48 mm
Provenance: Purchased from a private East Coast collector