SAS chrome car badge, 1960s
Price Code: ££
A large chrome car badge bearing the crest of the 22 Special Air Service Regiment, commonly known as the SAS, founded by Colonel David Sterling (1915-1990), in June 1941. Bearing the SAS insignia to the reverse painted disk with chrome surround, with the motto ‘Who Dares Wins’ below.
Stamped BEAULAH in the chrome, the badge is mounted on an angled ebonized wooden plinth. English, circa 1960s. Commonly (and erroneously) believed to be a winged dagger, the insignia in fact depicts King Arthur’s sword, Excalibur, surrounded by flames.
Height: 18 cm
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