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WW1 RFC Royal Flying Corps Officers OSD Cap Badge - Gaunt
Die cast bronze in good condition with two blades to the reverse and a more unusual maker marked Gaunt London. I have seen this particular version of the Gaunt mark on OSD RAMC badges before. Blades possibly later professionally added replacements but very well done if so. In very good condition.
Code: 61057Price: 45.00 GBP
RAF Royal Air Force Squadron Badges - John Player & Sons Album - Complete with 50 Cigarette Cards
A great find in very good condition with all 50 cards neatly stuck down into the album, 19 pages in all and squadron descriptions for each. Published 1937 so it contains each squadrons' WW1 service and peacetime roles thereafter until this time. Some minor marks to face of album and rusting to central staples otherwise in great condition. Good reference and a nice thing to have.
WW2 Pattern Royal Air Force ( RAF) Cap Badge, Kings Crown
A King's Crown die struck cap badge with two original loops and cotter pin to reverse. Some minor twisting to one lugs otherwise in lovely condition with good detail.
Code: 60833Price: 10.00 GBP
RAF Royal Air Force Brass OCA Old Comrades Lapel Buttonhole Badge, King's Crown
A late 1918 Great War early 1920s transitional period Royal Air Force brass example. Dark toned but in good condition.
Code: 60832Price: 14.00 GBP
WW1 Royal Flying Corps (RFC) Full Size Officer's Fire Gilt Cap Badge converted to Sweetheart Brooch Pin
A full size die cast gilt over bronze cap badge professionally converted to a pin fitting for wear as a sweetheart brooch. Circa 4.4cm tall. In excellent condition.
Code: 60752Price: 55.00 GBP
RAF Royal Air Force Apprentice Brass Propeller Arm Badge
In good condition. Not usually found with fixings as these were sewn on to the uniform. If you require another let me know as I have another of equal quality.
Code: 60709Price: 18.00 GBP
WW2 Home Front Cast Gilt Spitfire Fund raising lapel buttonhole badge
Generic pattern gilt brass Spitfire fighter aircraft lapel badge which was sold in exchange for a donation to the build a Spitfire fund. With original buttonhole fixing. This example has the word "Spitfire" and two RAF Roundels on the wings. In very good condition, but with some tarnishing to the gilt finish. Circa 2.5cm long and 3.5cm wide. Super item!
Code: 60701Price: 25.00 GBP
WW2 RAF Recycled Aircraft Perspex Royal Air Force Cap Badge Sweetheart Brooch
Made from the Perspex of crashed and damaged aircraft. The central motif looks like it has been taken from the standard RAF cap badge. So a good early example of WW2 recycling all round!
Circa 6.7cm in height from top of bar to base of heart, and circa 5cm across, so a large item. Original pin fittings and no damage. Unusual and attractive.
Code: 60700Price: 15.00 GBP
WW2 RAF No 250 Sudan Fighter Squadron Desert Air Force Large Lapel Badge circa 1940s
A scarce No 250 Sudan Fighter Squadron Desert Air Force gilt and enamel lapel badge, taller than usual at circa 4.1cm tall. It depicts an African Fish Eagle with motto "Close To The Sun". The pin fitting to the reverse in excellent condition and fully functional, enamel intact and attractive.
No 250 Sudan Fighter Squadron provided support to the 8th Army up to and during the Battle of El Alamein; it then proceeded through both Egypt and Libya until the end of campaign in North Africa. After July 1943, the squadron operated out of Malta against targets in Sicily prior to its invasion and then moved to Sicily to engage hostile Italian targets. September 1943 saw the Squadron moved again, this time to the Italian mainland itself. It was disbanded at Treviso in early 1947.
Code: 60699Price: 55.00 GBP
WW2 19 (XIX) Fighter Battle of Britain Squadron Royal Air Force ( RAF ) Brass and Enamel Sweetheart / Pin Badge Lapel Brooch - Miller
A small pattern badge of circa 1940s vintage at circa 3.3cm tall with original and functional pin fixings and clasp. Maker marked H.W. Miller Birm 18. Some light staining to reverse and touch of verdigris to lettering on bottom scroll. Enamel in good condition and intact.
The Squadron was equipped with the Supermarine Spitfire on 4 August 1938 and stationed in the UK at the outbreak of the Second World War. It was part of No. 12 Group RAF, RAF Fighter Command, during the Battle of Britain. 19 Squadron formed part of the Duxford Wing, 12 Group's 'Big Wing' formation. Later versions of Spitfires were flown until the arrival of Mustangs for close-support duties in early 1944. After D-Day, No. 19 briefly went across the English Channel before starting long-range escort duties from RAF Peterhead for Coastal Command off the coast of Norway.
Code: 60698Price: 40.00 GBP
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