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

Code: airmfw50004boac

$75.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

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.

MARKINGS: None.

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.