A Lovely Unissued / Not Worn Condition Set of British Made, Padded All Ranks (AR’s) Official Issue (Operational) Qualified Parachutist Wings / Badge / Brevet to: The New Zealand Special Air Service (NZSAS) Regiment. Embroidered Worsted (Woollen Yarn) on Melton Felt. White Embroidered Parachute Filled in the Centre in Royal Blue & Highlighted in Black. Wings (8 Feathers) Light Blue / White with Black & White Highlights. Set on a Navy (Dark) Blue Melton Felt Backing. (The Colours Light / Dark Blue are said to Represent Oxford & Cambridge Universities). Padded. Black Linen Backed. Anzac Elite No.703.c.1958 – 84.
Roots Long Range Desert Group (L.R.D.G). Feb 55 Sqn Formed on the lines of 22 Special Air Service Regiment for operations with the Far East Strategic Reserve and the British Counter Insurgency effort in Malaya. Disbanded late 1957. The NZSAS was reestablished in October 1959.
Dimensions: 30 mm x 76 mm.
Code: 51044Price: 25.00 GBP