Unidentified ca 1963 British Made "Bailout" Association (?) Pin with Maker's Marks
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Unidentified ca 1963 British Made "Bailout" Association (?) Pin with Maker's Marks

Code: ui80043

$175.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is an unidentified ca 1963 "bailout" pin made in Britain. The pin is triangular in a beautiful red enamel basketweave pattern and shows a parachute at center under the letters MBA. Possibly for a Military Parachutists Association, or an association of those who have had to "Bail Out" of an aircraft using a parachute. It is possible that the organization this pin represents could have existed as early as WWII, or earlier, but this pin was manufactured in 1963.

VINTAGE: Birmingham Silver Date Marked to 1963.

SIZE: 11/16" height and 13/16" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silver with enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical British-style "Y" pin with come-under locking catch.

MARKINGS: F&S ( Firmin & Sons ) maker's mark, and lion, anchor and a slanted "O" marks: the Birmingham Hallmark for Silver produced in 1963.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an unidentified collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. RALT92 LX10/10 SLAGEX07/20/20

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): Pin shows little wear and medium tarnish.

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