badge, unit, British, sealed pattern, Royal Armoured Corps
Badge, mounting card, seal.
Badge: Small arm badge to the Royal Armoured Corps, being a gold bullion embroidered clenched mailed right fist on the wrist of which a billet bearing RAC in black silk, two concentric open-topped arcs extend upwards from the wrist, each ending in a barb, linking the tips of the two inner barbs a King's crown in gold bullion and coloured silk embroidery, all on a very dark blue raised backing.
Card: INSPECTORATE OF CLOTHING, Ministry of Supply; Pattern No. 14661, Spec No. UK/CIC/56B, Cat. No. CP 1863; STANDARD; Badges Arm No. 1 Dress, Gold RAC Blue; Approved: DofA&S, Date: 2nd July 1951, Authority: 54(? or 51)/Gen A/274 (Ord 17), IC/C/1135; date stamp 2 July 1951.
Reverse: Three production orders dated 10 Jan 52 to 7 Nov 52.
Seal: Affixed to reverse of card, a red sealing wax seal of a circle in which the Shield of the Arms of the Board of Ordnance with CHIEF INSPECTOR.