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Original Royal Navy HMS Bacchante  – WW1 Unofficial

Unofficial as the badge pre dates the standardisation of all Royal Navy badges that came into effect in 1919

HMS Bacchante was a Cressy-class armoured cruiser launched in 1901 and served in WW1

HMS Bacchante took part in the landing at Anzac Cove during the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915

When the infantry came under fire from Turkish artillery at Gaba Tepe, she approached close in to shore and fired directly on the gun emplacements in an attempt to silence them

She was scrapped in 1920

Dimensions:

25cm x 20cm  9.75in x 8in

Weight: 4kg

We have been the World’s largest dealers in these original Royal Navy artefacts for over twenty years now, the bulk of our stock coming directly from invitation by the Royal Navy and the Royal Navy Museum in Portsmouth Dockyard.

In a market full of souvenirs & fakes, we are are proud to present to you these, the ‘Real McCoy,’ in which to confidently invest, and wholeheartedly enjoy.

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