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Rare Original SOE WWII F. Y Womens Transport Service Beret and Badge.A nice Rare Artefact being a British Womans WWII Beret to the F. The beret has full size large lozenge, and is made from a fine serge with glazed cotton interior onto which the makers label is sewn, manufactured by Scotts & Co Piccadilly by appointment to the Crown to the side of the lozenge is the name of the owner Reader Harris. Scotts & Co Piccadilly was the official makers of the F.
The Beret has its original Bronze Cap Badge Insignia made by JR Gaunt and is sewn onto a burgundy cloth applied onto the khaki cap in fine condition. This Beret is totally original, couple of little moth trails and couple of light moth nips most to the underside. Size approx medium to large Great Investment for the future. Y Corps were actually spies for the British Government during WWII in which 39 F. Were in the field, 13 were captured and murdered by the Gestapo, 1 was murdered on her immediate arrival to a concentration camp.There is much interesting information on the web regarding this regiment. In excellent used condition with a smattering of light moth grazes and couple of nips, please see photos to judge for yourself, really good condition for its age. The item "Rare Original SOE WWII F. Y Womens Transport Service Beret and Badge" is in sale since Friday, March 5, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Other World War II Militaria". The seller is "uksilverantiques" and is located in london, London. This item can be shipped worldwide.