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Date
1914 – 1945
Material
metal; brass
Catalogue Number
103.09.0070 a-q
Description
A collection of seventeen brass military pins: (a-c) three gold-coloured metal pins (4.0 x 0.9cm) with cut-out letters reading "CANADA" joined with bars at the top and bottom. (d-e) two gold-coloured metal pins (5.2 x 1.0 cm) with cut-out letters reading “CANADA” forming an arch and joined at the t…
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Title
Pin
Date
1914 – 1945
Material
metal; brass
Description
A collection of seventeen brass military pins: (a-c) three gold-coloured metal pins (4.0 x 0.9cm) with cut-out letters reading "CANADA" joined with bars at the top and bottom. (d-e) two gold-coloured metal pins (5.2 x 1.0 cm) with cut-out letters reading “CANADA” forming an arch and joined at the top and bottom with bars. (f) one gold-coloured metal pin (3.5 x 0.7 cm) with cut-out letters reading “CANADA” with the letters joined by a bar across the middle on the reverse side. (g-h) two copper-coloured metal pins (5.0 x 1.5 cm), each with a slightly curved solid bar face, with "CANADA" in relief. (i-l) four gold-coloured metal pins (5.0 x 2.0 cm), two sets of two, with each pin depicting an oak leaf and an acorn on a short twig. The letters "CH" are centred on the leaf ("CH" - Calgary Highlanders). (m) one gold-coloured metal pin (5.3 x 1.5 cm) with cut-out letters "R.C.H.A." (Royal Canadian Horse Artillery) joined at the top and bottom with a bar. (n) one gold-coloured metal pin (5.0 x 2.5cm) with"19th MR" (Mounted Rifles) in cut-out letters that are joined horizontally by bars at the top and bottom. The word "ALBERTA" is in an arch below the “19th MR” joined by curved bars at the top and bottom.(o) one gold-coloured metal pin (5.0 x 2.7 cm) with the cut-out letters “CMR" (Canadian Mounted Rifles) joined by a bar from the bottom of the "C" to the "M", and from the centre of the "M" to the "R". (p) one gold-coloured metal pin (1.7 x 2.8 cm) with a cut-out letter "C" sitting atop a bar which joins the numeral "10" below.(q) one gold-coloured metal pin (2.6 x 1.3 cm) with a cut-out numeral "12" joined by a bar at the bottom.
Subject
military
insignia
uniforms
Calgary Highlanders
Canadian Mounted Rifles
Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0070 a-q
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