Great Early WWII RAAF Sweetheart Pin with RAAF Wing Superimposed on Map of Australia
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Great Early WWII RAAF Sweetheart Pin with RAAF Wing Superimposed on Map of Australia

Code: ems20000asp

$65.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Great early WWII Royal Army Air Forces Sweetheart pin. The enameled, gilt brass pin features a RAAF wing superimposed on a map of Australia. The two-piece construction shows the enameled wing with a blue enameled center showing: "RAAF" and topped with a red enameled crown. The shape of Australia, shows longitude and latitude lines, etc. to resemble a map. This artifact came along with the Battle of Darwin souvenirs (see link below).

VINTAGE: Circa 1942

SIZE: Approximately

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Two piece construction, enamel, and brass

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with 'C' type catch

MARKINGS: "9SSIL LD AL"? (hard to read ??? see photo)

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Commonwealth Sweetheart collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAEM15 LFEX11/15

CONDITION: 6+ (Fine - Very Fine): The sweetheart pin shows minor to moderate wear, some of the enamel and gilt brass details remain intact, overall fine condition.

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