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Palestine/Yishuv: Red Star of David ('Magen David Adom') first-aid society medic's hat badge, circa. 1930's-40's; not maker-marked; size: 27.75 x 33.75mm; weight: 3.85g. The front
Item code: 0132727

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Palestine/Yishuv: Red Star of David ('Magen David Adom') first-aid society medic's hat badge, circa. 1930's-40's; not maker-marked; size: 27.75 x 33.75mm; weight: 3.85g. The front bears a red Star of David, with Hebrew legend above and below (quotation from the Mishnah, Tractate Sanhedrin) "He who saves a life saves the world entire". Designed in the style of British military hat badges, with a broad metal slider on the back (to fit into a slit on the front of a hat).