Badge of the 1th Liepaja Infantry Regiment has damaged enamel(enamel with cracks), with a nice patina.
Condition: it used and over time it has worn off, see scans and photo.
Badge has master marks H.V.Glazenaps Liepāja ,multi piece construction.
Dimensions - 57 x 40 mm
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Badge of the 1th Liepaja Infantry Regiment founded in 1921 on 30 August.
The first largest Latvian armed unit was formed in 5 January 1919. The Special Latvian battalion later brigade was commanded by lieutenant – colonel Oskars Kalpaks. He became the first supreme commander of the Latvian army
The 20th century threw Latvia into endless trials and turbulences: a revolution, two world wars, freedom fights, several occupations, deportations, refugees and a large exodus among them. However, this was also the century when the Latvian state was created. In the aftermath of World War I, realising its right of self-determination the Latvian nation became a sovereign in the territory which since times immemorial had been inhabited by Latvians.
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