A uniform of a major of the fascist legion C.C.N.N. (Black Shirts), 1930s - 1940s
Orders & Military Collectibles from 1919 | A90r | Live auction | 80 Lots
DescriptionPeaked cap of grey fabric, black piping, black hatband with gold bullion braid, gold embroidered fasces emblem, leather chinstrap on golden eagle buttons, ochre silk lining (spotty). Black shirt with black plastic buttons, collar label "Veste r.t. Roma". Tunic of fine grey gabardine with golden sleeve badge ("FERT"), golden rank insignia, red sleeve stripes and golden eagle buttons, black gorget patches applied with red embroidered fasces, slip-on gold embroidered shoulder boards with gold-silver fasces, service ribbon bars, fine grey silk lining (slightly spotty). Sash of red-yellow silk rep with two tassels. Also a belt of black rep, trimmed with gold bullion braid, light brown leather lining, heavy gilt buckle embossed with an eagle emblem, rear plate closure. Including an M37 dagger with sharp blade, aluminium grip with eagle head, inlaid black plastic grip panels with gold fasces, black lacquered steel scabbard (rubbed) with leather hanger and brass mounts ("M" for Mussolini and Roman eagle). Partially slightly damaged, signs of age. Worn uniform of a high-ranking officer, in good condition. Rare.
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