$95.00

SKU: FR11127 Categories: , Product ID: 5464

Description

WINGS  – “FIX” STYLE, LOT OF THREE: FIRST ONE IS HOLLOW 2-3/4″ STAMPED GILTED BRASS (LIGHTWEIGHT BADGE FOR TUNIC. VG – 80% GILT REMAINS – SHOWS WEAR), EAGLE FACES RIGHT (UNUSUAL). HAS THE “U” CATCH OF THE WWI PERIOD; SECOND IS A 2″ HOLLOW GILT METAL WING WITH DOUBLE PRONG BACK MOUNT; THIRD IS A 3-1/4 GILTED SOLID TYPE BADGE OF LIGHT WEIGHT METAL (PROBABLY ALUMINUM) WITH A NAVAL ANCHOR SUSPENDED FROM ITS BEAK, ALSO HAS U-SHAPED WWI CATCH. THESE WE VERY POPULAR (ALTHOUGH UNAUTHORIZED) AND WORN BOTH BY MEN AND WOMEN (AS PATRIOTIC BADGES) BUT ALWAYS ASSOCIATED WITH THE FRENCH AVIATION BRANCH. LOT