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A scarce original circa wartime period 'Barrage Balloon badge' in the form of a miniature die-stamped silver plate on copper representation of a barrage balloon, complete with original pin fittings, silver plating worn back to copper otherwise very good condition.
A scarce original circa 1947 to 1953 'Royal Auxiliary Air Force badge' 'RAuxAF' within a circle surmounted by a 'King's Crown' and resting on a 'RAF' eagle. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
A scarce original Second World War period unmarked silver 'Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve badge made by the Royal Mint' lapel buttonhole removed and applied to a slim bar, the reverse impressed 'Sterling'. Good condition, evidence of silver solder to reverse.
A scarce original Second World War period unmarked silver 'Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve badge', made by the Royal Mint and impressed with official Air Ministry issue number '34912'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting.
A good original example of an early post 1953 die-stamped brass other ranks 'Royal Air Force cap badge', Queen Elizabeth II Crowned laurel wreath bearing 'RAF' monogram to the centre; the reverse retaining original two loop fittings and split pin. Very good used condition, minimal service wear, dark stain top left.
A scarce original wartime period 'RAF padded pilot's wing uniform badge', the reverse with waxed black hession lining. Very good clean condition, evidence of having been removed from uniform.
A scarce original 'Auxiliary Air Force AAF unmarked silver badge', 'AAF' within a circle surmounted by a 'King's Crown' and resting on a 'RAF' eagle, the reverse with official Air Ministry low issue number '9164'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting.
'Auxiliary Air Force' was formed in 1924. It became the 'Royal Auxiliary Air Force' in 1947.
A scarce wartime period 'Royal Air Force badge'; gilded brass oval example, the centre bearing Crowned RAF eagle above a tablet with officially impressed number '90027', the reverse with maker"s details 'J.R.Gaunt. London'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting.
Worn as an official identification for civilians On Government Work serving on RAF Airfields, etc.
A very scarce original circa 1950's RAF 'Air Gunners Association' lapel badge; gilded brass example representing a winged bullet with the embossed initials 'AGA'. Very good condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting.
The 'Air Gunners Association' was formed in March 1949 as a result of an advertisement in 'Air Mail' the 'Royal Air Force Association' magazine . The first news sheet entitled 'THE TURRET' was produced in May 1949, stating that 'Application for membership is open to any person, serving or ex-service, who has been awarded the A.G. or W.A.G. brevet in any of His Majesty's Air Forces.' Their Latin motto being 'Vigilantia et Virtute' (Vigilence and Valor).
A scarce original 1943 to 1948 period 'Royal Air Force sleeve badge'; grey blue felt rectangular patch embroidered with white wool Air Sea Rescue Launch. Very good clean condition, colour remains bright.
Size 71 x 54mm.
A scarce original Second World War period 'RAF black plastic economy issue cap badge', this example without maker's details, not unusual for Royal Air Force issues. Very good condition, complete with its original two blade fittings.
A very scarce original circa 1950's 'R.A.F. Changi Yacht Club badge', cut out steel, with hand-painted enamel decoration, the reverse with typical locally made pin fitting. Good condition, some minor paint loss to white central stripe.
A very rare original fine quality 'Guinea Pig Club offical presentation commemorative badge', the reverse impressed with London silver hallmarks for 1991 and maker's details 'KJLd' and inscribed 'Guinea Pig Club 1941-91' and with official issue number '117'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings with roller safety catch in good working order, still retaining all of its gold plated finish.
'Guinea Pig Club' consisted of only 639 members They were badly burned Aircrew, who received pioneering plastic surgery from the famous surgeon 'Sir Archibald MacIndoe' at the hospital in East Grinstead
A very scarce original circa late 1945 to early 1950's 'Friends of the Guinea Pig Club' brass and enamel badge. This well designed badge depicts a winged guinea pig over the title "F.G.P.C." on pale blue enamel and enclosed by a laurel wreath, the reverse with maker's details "Fattorini & Sons Ld. Bradford Works Birmingham (this pattern 19451954). Good condition, complete with original pin fittings, flaw to enamel.
Guinea Pig Club consisted of only 639 members, they were very badly burned Royal Air Force aircrew who received pioneering plastic surgery from the famous surgeon Sir Archibald MacIndoe at the hospital in East Grinstead.
A good original cold war period 'RAF Navigator’s mess dress brevet pin badge' gold bullion embroidered example, the reverse with unusual pin fitting, indicating probably worn on the tropical mess dress uniform. Very good condition, bullion remains bright.
Width approx 54mm.
A scarce original piece of Royal Air Force memorabilia in the form of a brass key fob, impressed in relief with 'RAF' and stamped with official number '4208', together with an alloy name tag inscribed 'G.J.Dorling.'. Good condition, with service wear.
Possibly George James Dorling who enlisted into the Territorial Royal Flying Corps in January 1915, he appears to have transferred to the Royal Air Force with the number 400841, this would indicate September 1918. His RAF service papers are not available for public viewing which would indicate he continued service with the RAF after 1924.
A very good original King George VI period two piece RAF officer's gilded brass cap badge on backing plate, retaining the original screw posts and nuts to both Crown and eagle. Very good condition, minimal service wear.
A good original pair of wartime composition ID tags issued to "J.H.Dingwall OFFR C.E. 117562 R.A.F.V.R". Very good condition.
A scarce original circa 1920's early 'Women's Royal Air Force Old Comrades Association badge'; gilded brass strap inlaid with blue enamel and bearing title "W.R.A.F. - O.C.A." with eagle to voided centre, the reverse impressed with maker's details "Gaunt London". Excellent condition, complete with original pin fittings, enamel perfect.
The Women's Royal Air Force Old Comrades Association was formed in 1919.
A good original King George VI period 'RAF warrant officer gilded metal cap badge', with red velvet inset to crown. Very good condition, complete with original two loop fittings to reverse, minimal service wear.
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