Late 1950s British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) Flight Crew Breast Badge

Late 1950s British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) Flight Crew Breast Badge

Code: airmfw50004boac


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is a circa late 1950s flight crew breast badge for British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC). BOAC flew from 1939 until it merged with British European Airways (BEA) to form British Airways (BA) in 1974. The badge shows the BOAC "Speedbird" in gold bullion.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1950s.

SIZE: Approximately 1-7/16" x 2-1/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wool felt embroidered in bullion thread.

ATTACHMENT: Two posts with clutch backs.


ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay07/28/19 VAJX13 LGEX5/13

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): The badge has some light wear and tarnish and one small hole through the felt to the mesh inside.

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