Scarce 1920's Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd. #'d Worker Badge by JR Gaunt
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Scarce 1920's Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd. #'d Worker Badge by JR Gaunt

Code: ems20003bac

$275.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Scarce 1920's Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd. numbered worker badge by JR Gaunt. The round, nickel-plated brass badge shows the entwined letters: "B A Co. LTD." in raised detail and the reverse shows the number: "7122" and the bottom features a maker's mark that reads: "JR GAUNT LONDON". The Bristol Aeroplane Co. faced both failures and successes in aircraft manufacturing, a great success was the F.2B Bristol Fighter. The aircraft was a top aircraft of the First World War and in the 1920's, it became a mainstay of the Royal Air Force and remained in service until the early 1930's.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920's

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel-plated brass

ATTACHMENT: Lapel stud

MARKINGS: "JR GAUNT LONDON"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Commonwealth Homefront War Worker collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBJX16 LAGEX3/16

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The badge shows minor to moderate wear, much of the nickel plating remains intact, overall handsome patina.

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