Wonderful WWII UK War Worker Badge for Rubery Owen Messier Ltd.
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Wonderful WWII UK War Worker Badge for Rubery Owen Messier Ltd.

Code: ems20003rom

$175.00

Product Description

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We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE from February 10 through February 23 2020.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from Monday February 10th through Sunday February 23rd, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during that period. During this time we will be traveling to, and displaying at, the 2020 SHOW OF SHOWS. We will be returning to the office on Monday 24 February and will RESUME SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: Wonderful WWII UK Aircraft War Worker badge for Rubery Owen Messier Ltd. The center of the enameled badge shows an eagle landing or descending in flight and surrounding it reads: "RUBERY OWEN MESSIER LTD." and the bottom is numbered: "629". The reverse reads: "IF FOUND Please RETURN TO NEAREST POLICE STATION A REWARD OF 5/- WILL BE PAID TO THE FINDER". In 1937, Rubery Owen became Rubery Owen Messier and began manufacturing aircraft parts, during WWII the company was dedicated to supporting the war effort and manufactured parts for military aircraft, including the De Havilland Mosquito.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately 1-3/8" X 7/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Enameled brass

ATTACHMENT: British style kick pin with 'C' type catch

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Commonwealth Homefront War Worker collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBJX16 LAGEXX3/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge shows minor to moderate wear, much of the enamel and some of the plating remains intact.

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