buttons, large, British, Royal Armoured Corps, other ranks
Gilding metal Soldiers' large domed button for The Royal Armoured Corps, on which embossed a clenched right-hand mailed gauntlet, palm outward, on the wrist a tablet embossed RAC. Reverse stamped BUTTONS Ltd / BIRMINGHAM. Single moveable shank to reverse.
Box 3: Separately bagged.
The Royal Armoured Corps was formed in April 1939 to incorporate all the mechanized cavalry regiments and the Royal Tank Corps in one group, with the exception of The Household Cavalry.