badge, unit, British, sealed pattern, Royal Armoured Corps
Badge, mounting card, seal.
Badge: An embroidered cloth arm badge for the Royal Armoured Corps (RAC), comprising a padded base of khaki wool on which embroidered in yellow a mailed clenched right fist with on the wrist a tablet on which RAC in black thread, two concentric arcs with barbed ends radiate upward from the wrist, the points of the two inner barbs linked by a King's crown also in yellow and with coloured detail.
Card: INSPECTORATE OF CLOTHING. Ministry of Supply. Pattern No 14018, Spec. No. UK/CIC/56D (of 55D), Cat. No. CB 0165; WORKING PATTERN; Badges Arm:- R.A.C. worsted on Drab; Approved: (blank), Date: (blank), Authority: (blank); ms notation: "7/54 still current but not suitable production guide."; marginal signature and date: G.E. Rutland 10-11-48.
Seal: A red sealing wax seal of a circle in which the Shield of the Arms of the Board of Ordnance with CHIEF INSPECTOR.