Circa 1940s BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corp) Bullion Pilot Wing
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Circa 1940s BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corp) Bullion Pilot Wing

Code: airmfw30001boac

$325.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1940s pilot wing for the British Overseas Airways Corporation, which flew from 1939 until it merged with British European Airways (BEA) to form British Airways in 1974. The wing is in bullion, and shows a winged lion at its center against a blue crest with a golden crown above him. Nice patination and feather detailing.

VINTAGE: Circa 1940s.

SIZE: Approximately 1-3/8" in height and 3-1/2" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wool felt embroidered in bullion threads, silk, cloth backing.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJM12 LCBEX8/13

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The wing shows only some very light wear and tarnish.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.