FINNISH TRAVELLING BADGES

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FINNISH TRAVELLING BADGES

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(S623) A German/Finnish 1941-44 Travelling Badge for the border troops who served on the border between Norway, Finland and Russia. This badge shows the map of that area, showing the old frontier between Russia Finland and Norway, where these troops pushed on to try and capture Murmansk from the Russians. This was a commemorative badge for them. The badge also shows the name Petsamo. Scarce and hard badge to find. GBP £95.00 (UK Pounds)

(M737) A Nice Finnish Travelling Badge from the Pre-WWII period. The badge shows a house with a green hill with a lake to the front and the wording Aulanko to it. The badge has no enamel damage to it. The badge amongst many others in this period, were manufactured firstly for tourist pieces and secondly for the military as souveniers so that they can build up a collection for the places they have been to. This one is for the town of Aulanko and this type has been noted on some of the German watch fobs. There is no enamel damage. Quite scarce to find. These badges have been rising in value quite considerably of late, with many people starting to have interest in the arctic war of 1940-1945. GBP £35.00 (UK Pounds)

(N1041) A Finnish Badge issued to German and Finnish troops who undertook the winter battles in the Arctic Circle in the regions of Salla, Petsamo, via Rovaniemi. The badge shows the outline of Finland with these three places marked and a soldier leading a reindeer in the snow. The badge is maker marked on the screw disc to the reverse. It is of very nice quality and construction. GBP £70.00 (UK Pounds)

(N1042) A Finnish Badge issued to German and Finnish troops who undertook the winter battles in the Arctic Circle in the regions of Salla, Petsamo, via Rovaniemi. The badge shows the outline of Finland with these three places marked and a soldier leading a reindeer in the snow. The badge is maker marked on the screw disc to the reverse. It is of very nice quality and construction. GBP £70.00 (UK Pounds)

(R43) A German/Finnish 1941-44 Travelling Badge for the border troops who served on the border between Norway, Finland and Russia. This badge shows the map of that area, showing the old frontier between Russia Finland and Norway, where these troops pushed on to try and capture Murmansk from the Russians. This was a commemorative badge for them. The badge also shows the name Petsamo. Scarce and hard badge to find. GBP £125.00 (UK Pounds)


German coastal main defence in Norway during WW II 
(Includes the Petsamo area in Finland)  By Bjørn Jervås.

For more info on this campaign please see the German coastal main defence in Norway during WW II (Includes the Petsamo area in Finland) By Bjørn Jervås

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