Rare WWI Austro-Hungarian Air Service Model 1917 Air Crew Badge.
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Rare WWI Austro-Hungarian Air Service Model 1917 Air Crew Badge.

Code: w1ah00001wrt

$1,575.00

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 rare World War I Austro-Hungarian Kuk Air Service (Imperial and Royal) Model 1917 air crew badge. This badge was made circa 1917-1918 by the Austrian maker J. Zimbler. The badge is an eagle wreathed in enameled white leaves. The "K" cipher for Kaiser is at the top and there are two small enameled Imperial and Royal crests at the bottom.

VINTAGE: Circa World War I (1917-1918)

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/4" in height and 2-3/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt brass, bronze, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Clips

MARKINGS: "J. ZIMBLER WEIN VII"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWI Austro-Hungarian Air Service insignia collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MDEJX17 LAFGEX02/17 SLAEGEX06/19

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The Badge has some wear regarding the enamel.

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