JEWELLERY ANTIQUE ART AUCTION Tuesday, 19 May 2020 - 10:00 AM start

A rare WWII L.R.D.G. (Long Range Desert Group) and silver Sweetheart brooch

Realised: $2,600 plus premium

Lot Details

Egyptian made, the pierced central panel with scorpion above the letters 'L.R.D.G.' and framed by an encircling ring of 20 small diamonds. 3.96gm. L.152mm. Stamped '9ct' and Egyptian 'hallmarks'. Note: The exploits of the L.R.D.G. are well-known, being originally formed by David Stirling and employing the services of many British, Rhodesian and New Zealanders who fought against Rommel’s Afrika Korps in North Africa, conducting a campaign of harassment against German forces, often operating behind enemy lines.