Rare, Early WWII Royal Air Force "Bailout" Pin from the G.Q. Parachute Co.
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Rare, Early WWII Royal Air Force "Bailout" Pin from the G.Q. Parachute Co.

Code: emi20005gq

$345.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Rare, early WWII Royal Air Force "Bailout" Pin from the G.Q. Parachute Co. 2nd type silver plated brass depicting a man and parachute with wings & marked GQ. This badge was awarded to members whose lives were saved by GQ chutes, similar to the Caterpillar Club.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: 1 5/16" x 11/16"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silver plated brass with no enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with come-under "C" clasp.

MARKINGS: G.Q.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Royal Air Force collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRVEJX TREX14 LCDEX9/14

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine)

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