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Durban Light Infantry Gold and Enamel Sweetheart Brooch - WW II, Blue Enamel     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S11315
Period: George VI
Year: Circa 1940
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Place: London
Price: $ 470.00
Weight: 5 grams
Dimensions: 2.7 cm
Condition: Excellent, enamel perfect, clasp in full working order.

Description: A World War II 9 carat gold and enamel sweetheart brooch for the Durban Light Infantry Regiment of South Africa. The brooch features the infantry bugle with tassles under the Royal crown. The brooch has 2 colours of enamel, red in the crown and blue for the letters DLI, the gold has 2 tones, this is a lovely quality brooch. The clasp has a swivel locking mechanism to keep it safely fastened. the brooch is clearly hallmarked 9CT for nine carat gold. The George VI crown shows this dates to WW II, the DLI fought in North Africa and Italy (including El Alamein and Monte Cassino). The regiment was founded in 1854, and still exists today, they were called the Royal Durban Light Infantry between 1935 and 1961 when South Africa became a Republic.
Durban Light Infantry Gold and Enamel Sweetheart Brooch - WW II, Blue Enamel
Durban Light Infantry Gold and Enamel Sweetheart Brooch - WW II, Blue Enamel

Durban Light Infantry Gold and Enamel Sweetheart Brooch - WW II, Blue Enamel
DLI gold enamel sweetheart brooch

Durban Light Infantry Gold and Enamel Sweetheart Brooch - WW II, Blue Enamel
9CT nine carat gold hallmark

Durban Light Infantry Gold and Enamel Sweetheart Brooch - WW II, Blue Enamel
Durban Light Infantry Gold and Enamel Sweetheart Brooch

Durban Light Infantry Gold and Enamel Sweetheart Brooch - WW II, Blue Enamel
DLI gold enamel sweetheart brooch

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