New Zealand NZ Army Education Corps Cap Badge - Gilt and Silver - 1953 to 1963
A pre 1963 gilt fired brass and silver or silver plate (not marked which) cap badge to theNew Zealand Army Education Corps. Formed originally in 1917, they became a Corps in 1953, and then were granted "Royal" in 1963, so this was made/worn prior to 1963.
Light wear to front, with a toning to silver finish on back torch.
To back are two looped copper lugs (note bottom one is bent slightly inwards) and the maker mark of "Mayer & Keane Ltd, NZ".