A collection of 10 Original French Resistance Brassards to the FFI (Forces Francaises de L’Interieur) comprising:
Bataillon Bertrand, Dordogne Sud. Cotton two part construction with Croix de Lorainne, triple stamped, 138mm wide and close with safety pins. VGC
FFI with French Flag with “V” and Croix de Lorainne on a white line background. Triple FFI stamps, 130mm wide and secured by a single safety pin. VGC
Two part cotton construction in white and blue with black ink applied stylised Croix de Laorainne, double stamped Departement de la Seine – Vive de Gaulle – Bataillon Louis and 10825. Closed by a single button. VGC
FFI Libe-Nord in a printed cotton, 95mm wide with rear elastic strips. Zone Nord stamp, 708 and SNCF ( French Railways). VGC with remnants of paper label.
2 Company 5th battalion with two battalion stamps. Two part construction, pink cloth possibly from a coat, white cotton centre piece with “V” and Croix de Lorainne. 70mm wide and secured by a single button at the back. VGC
2 Company 5th battalion with two battalion stamps and 1944 to the reverse. Two part construction with white cotton centre panel with “V” and Croix de Lorainne. 74mm wide and secure by a single button. VGC
FFI, two part cotton construction with a single 2 Company 5th battalion stamp. 62mm wide and secured by a single pin. VGC
FFI. Single piece printed cotton with FFI stamp. 102mm wide and secured by a four hooks and eyes. VGC
FFI. Heavy linen 87mm wide with printed national flag at centre and single “Comite Directeur Front National”. Intended for pin fixing but no pin remaining. VGC.
FTP (France Tireurs et Partisans - Communist Resistance Fighter) Four part cotton construction, 100mm wide with indiscernible ink stamp and claw buckle fixing. VGC.
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