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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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.