Stunning WWI Era FAI Aero Club Suisse Enameled Member Badge
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Stunning WWI Era FAI Aero Club Suisse Enameled Member Badge

Code: mca00005fai-CON


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ARTIFACT: This is a stunning World War I era member badge for the FAI (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, or World Air Sports Federation) Aero Club Suisse. The FAI was founded in 1905 in France by several countries who recognized a need for a group to oversee the new advances in flight that were then taking place. The badge is in beautifully enameled .800 silver. It has a partial maker mark of renowned Swiss Jeweler Huguenin on reverse.

VINTAGE: Circa World War I era.

SIZE: Approximately 1-3/16" in height and 15/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: .800 silver with gilt details, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical safety pin with round saddle.

MARKINGS: 0.800 and Swiss silver mark on front; partial Huguenin maker mark on reverse.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWI foreign aviation collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-JMB-50-VCEJX14 LHEJX3/14 RET10/16 SL: CON-RLB-VCEJX10/16-20 SLABGEX04/20 SAJJJX04/20

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The badge has hardly any wear and only very light tarnishing.

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