Early 1950s BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corp) Pilot Cap Badge

Early 1950s BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corp) Pilot Cap Badge

Code: airmfw40003wboac

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Product Description


ARTIFACT: This is an early 1950s bullion pilot cap badge for the British Overseas Airways Corporation, which flew from 1939 until it merged with British European Airways to form British Airways in 1974. The badge shows a winged lion at center in silver bullion, with a golden wreath beneath him and a golden crown above him.

VINTAGE: Circa early 1950s.

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

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wool felt embroidered in bullion threads with cotton backing.

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto a visor hat.


ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay07/27/19 VFX10 LAGEX11/11 SeVBAIX09/12/20

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The badge has some spots of very light wear and tarnish on the bullion.

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