Beautiful Early WWI "Fix" "Wing" Unofficial Pilot Badge Worn Before 1916 Badge Flat on Reverse

Beautiful Early WWI "Fix" "Wing" Unofficial Pilot Badge Worn Before 1916 Badge Flat on Reverse

Code: omfr00001h

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Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is a beautiful circa early World War I French "Fix" unofficial pilot badge. The badge was worn by pilots before the official 1916 badge was introduced: prior to that, pilots wore an emblem on their sleeve, and this eagle on their breast. The eagle has a lovely lustre and is quite three-dimensional. The reverse of this badge is flat, unlike other styles, which have one side of the tailfeathers turned up slightly.

VINTAGE: Circa early World War I.

SIZE: Approximately 5/8" in height and 2-5/8" in width.


ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with sleeved tubular catch.

MARKINGS: FIX (no oval around name).

ITEM NOTES: This is from a French militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VGEX09 LEGEX10/12 SEJJX07/19

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The badge has some light wear and some small areas of oxidation.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.