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This is a World War II British War Relief Society (BWRS) donation badge. In 1941, the umbrella organization BWRS was created to coordinate the efforts of the many grassroots groups in the United States already in existence providing aid for the British people. The badge is by Accessocraft, and is a petite Royal Air Force wing joined by a chain to a miniature United States flag.
Circa World War II.
Pins are approximately 5/8" in height by 1-3/8" in length and 5/8" in height by 11/16" in length; chain is 1-5/8" in length.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Gold-plated brass with enameled and painted areas.
Flag pin: horizontal pin with tongue-style C catch; RAF pin: horizontal pin with come-under locking swivel catch; chain.
OFFICIAL BWRS PAT. APL'D FOR ACCESSOCRAFT.
This is from a homefront collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MEX97 LCIX12/11 SeVFJX02/16/21
8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The pin shows some light wear and tarnish only.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.