Ca. 1916-1917 Date-Marked Royal Flying Corps (RFC) Sweetheart Wing
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Ca. 1916-1917 Date-Marked Royal Flying Corps (RFC) Sweetheart Wing

Code: ems01916

$275.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a dated 1916-1917 sweetheart wing from the Royal Flying Corps, the over-land air arm of the British military during World War I. The pin shows the RFC insignia wreathed by laurel leaves and flanked by spread wings with a crown atop.

VINTAGE: Circa WWI.

SIZE: 2-1/4" wing.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel-plated brass with various colors of enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with come-under "C" catch.

MARKINGS: W.J.D. on reverse with three marks: an anchor, a lion and a lowercase R.

ITEM NOTES: This wing is from a British Royal Flying Corps collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJJX05 LBGEX

CONDITION: 6- (Fine): The wing shows areas of tarnish and some wear on the enamel lettering.

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